English in the Workplace

Hello All, For my latest blog I would like to look at the problem many foreign workers have in the workplace which is a poor or even non-existent grasp of English, and the difficulties that this throws up. Many foreign....

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.....

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....

Spanish Language and Culture

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....

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....