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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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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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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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Interpreter apps are not very ‘apt’ for travel in Spain

Below is a very amusing news article written by Kevin Rawlinson of the BBC on 11th February 2015 about the usefulness (or not) of  interpreter apps from Google and Microsoft. Kevin went on a trip to Bilbao in the Basque Country then on to the Spanish mainland where he trialled the app to hilarious results. […]

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Spanish for getting around in Spain this year

Spanish for getting around in Spain this year

Hi Everybody or should I say Hola! It’s that time again when many of us are thinking about sunnier climes or faraway places to get away to, especially if you’re from the UK and are fed up of braving the cold.  So where are you t hinking of going this year? I like to visit […]

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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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Latest news from Connect to English

Latest news from Connect to English

  Hello, I hope all of you who read my blog are well. It’s been a while since I last posted – this was due to my site being down (again!) but happily this has now been resolved by my webmaster who stepped up quickly and got things back on track. Here is the latest […]

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Connect to English update

Hello All, Just to give you a Connect to English update. We are currently very busy and we are starting to see an upsurge in enrollment. We like to think we are very adaptable at Connect to English and are always striving to give customers what they need. With this is mind we are currently […]

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Authentic materials for English teaching

Using authentic materials for English teaching in the classroom can be a controversial topic amongst teachers and educators. Most teachers agree that to be able to use authentic materials with learners is a good thing, but differ greatly when it comes to agreeing upon what constitutes authentic materials and when to use them. To use […]

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