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Connect to English news update

Hello Readers, Time for a Connect to English news update on what we have been doing recently and what courses and services we will be offering in the months to come. Much of our work over the last few months has been with businesses in Colchester.  This has marked an exciting time with Connect to […]

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Business English-why you need it

Business English-why you need it

Business English today can be an essential tool for your working life.  If you’re working in Britain, an English speaking country or indeed in other countries chances are you will be expected to be proficient in English to perform better in your role. Perhaps you need  English for a specific job or career, English for […]

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French language tuition online or face to face. Which is better?

Hi Readers, Some thoughts on the hot topic debate of which is best – the traditional classroom with real-life teachers and students, or the opportunities and ease offered by the cyber world of online tuition that is now increasing in popularity. Personally, I have always taught my classes in the traditional way, that is, face […]

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Conversational Spanish tips

Hola!  Welcome to our Conversational Spanish language learning spot. Hope you enjoyed last weeks lesson on saying  ‘hello’.  Today we’re looking at ways to say who you are and where you’re from. Firstly, asking someones name/saying  your name: What’s your name?   Como se llama usted?  (The double ll sound is pronounced like the ‘y’ in […]

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What is English for Specific Purposes?

Hello everyone, Today I’m going to take a look at  English for Specific Purposes or ESP . This term covers quite a wide area of English language teaching and has been around as a branch of the profession for many decades.  So what is it?  In short, ESP  is English language tuition directed at a […]

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Getting ready for IELTS

Hello again to all you prospective takers of IELTS from Connect to English. Here are some more useful tips for you: IELTS rates the test in a band score from 0 through to 9,  0 being ‘did not attempt the test‘  and 9 being ‘expert user‘ of the English language.  As already mentioned, if you […]

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