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Volunteering as an English teacher

My Experience teaching English as a Volunteer by Beccy Smith Like millions of other people around the world, seeing the global refugee crisis unfold had left me feeling so shocked and saddened that I wanted to help in some way. I felt frustrated at the lack of support being offered by those in power, and […]

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English courses for Au-pairs

Hello, I would like to talk about a set of people who we have always worked with since the start of Connect to English. These are the Au-pairs who work for families that live in or around Colchester and also talk about the English courses for Au-pairs that we are planning for the New Year. Reasons […]

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Spanish Language and Culture

Hello, When you think of learning a new language, what do you think of? Do you expect to learn the grammar and vocabulary, conversation skills, writing, listening skills etc? Of course you do. But what else do you think might be essential for good language learning and an enjoyable experience? I’m referring of course, to […]

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The Language of Global Business

The Language of Global Business

It is well-accepted that to succeed in the world of business today you need to have  a good command of the English language. General, Special Purposes and Business English courses are very popular the world over and indeed, it seems that people everywhere, from someone working in their own Information Technology  business in Slovakia to […]

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Open Evening for Connect to English with CABE UK

Hi All, Just a quick note to tell you about our new collaboration with CABE UK, a Colchester-based company specialising in the delivery of educational programmes to Africa and the UK. We are very excited to be joining with them in partnership and together we have designed a whole new set of English language courses, […]

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Thinking about learning a new language?

Thinking about learning a new language?

So you’re thinking about learning a new language? Maybe you have been thinking about it for a while now, but haven’t had the confidence to make that move? Below are some tips that can help you in the right direction and hopefully start you off on a fantastic journey of discovery that will enhance your […]

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Cambridge English: Proficiency

Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) If you already have a high level of English but you want to have a qualification in English that will help you get the job you want or get you into a UK university, then you need to take Cambridge English: Proficiency also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE). […]

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Spanish taster session for SmallBizSaturdayUK

Here at Connect to English we are always trying to bring you new services which will enhance your language learning opportunities in Colchester. Small Business Saturday UK has given us the idea of giving you the chance to ‘try before you buy’ and attend a taster session in Spanish Language and Culture at the great […]

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Some reasons for learning a new language

Some reasons for learning a new language

So you have decided to learn a new language? From the outset, let me say that your decision to invest some of your time and energies into learning a new language is a really great one and that you will, if you do invest said energy and time, find your new persuit a very rewarding […]

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English for Business

English for Business

Hi there, I thought it would be good and useful to write a short sequence of blogs about English for Business dealing with a different issue in the business world each time. I have worked over the last year with a company whose director needed Spanish in order to  more communicate more efficiently with his […]

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