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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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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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Tips for memorising English or Spanish words

Hi All, I have just come across an interesting article called Psychology: a simple trick to improve your memory from the BBC Future page.  It puts forward what I think could be a good tip for memorising English or Spanish words. This would work for your tests or vocabulary revision. When teaching languages I often […]

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ESOL – what exactly is it?

Hello, We at Connect to English are about to launch our new ESOL course next month which will be held in Colchester at the Hythe Community Centre.  ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is more than just a General English  course as it directly addresses the needs of non-English speakers by teaching practical language […]

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Spanish for living in Spain

Hello again. Just a few words on a subject that often comes up in my day-to day teaching and that is the one about whether it’s good to be able to speak Spanish or not if you are the owner of a residence in Spain as a second home or a holiday appartment. Well let’s […]

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Why Modern Languages learning in our schools should be taken seriously

Hi All, Below is a link to a article that I read today in the BBC news and of which I feel is of real importance to our children’s education and the future of Modern languages learning in Britain. We urgently need to be in tune and in step with the rest of Europe with […]

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Connect to English expands with new courses

Hello All, I want to tell you about some new Services now being offered by Connect to English. French I am often asked about French classes. I am pleased to announce that we can now provide French language lessons from Beginner to Advanced on a one-to-one basis.  See our contact page for further details. Spanish […]

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English Language holidays

Good morning readers, I hope everyone is well.  One thing I haven’t written on since the launch of my website and my language teaching service is the International language holiday market. Why do people learn foreign languages? Of course the answer is for different reasons.  Some people learn purely for work purposes – perhaps they […]

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