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Study English in Canada

The idea of “studying English in Canada” came to your mind, but now you have a lot of questions and don’t know where to start? No problem! This guide should answer all your questions and give you some extra information. Why is Canada a good destination to study English? Learning English in your home country …

Prepare for TOEFL IBT

What is TOEFL IBT? TOEFL IBT is a test to check your skills to use and understand English at the university level. In addition, it also measures how well you perform academic tasks combining your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills. What is TOEFL IBT for? The TOEFL IBT is one of the most famous …

Prepare for IELTS exam

What is IELTS? IELTS is the International English Language Testing system for everybody who wants to study or work in an English-speaking country. There are three types of test: IELTS Academic, IELTS General training and IELTS Life Skills. IELTS Academic The Academic version of IELTS is made for entry to study at undergraduate or postgraduate …

Oscar Wilde about language

Oscar Wilde was an Irish poet and writer who used different forms troughout the 1880s. In the early 1890s he became one of the most popular writers in London. His parents were Anglo-Irish intellectuals in Dublin. Because of them Oscar Wilde became fluent in French and German early in life. In addition, Oscar Wilde tried …

False Friends in German

If you learn a foreign language, you will find a lot of false friends. In the Cambridge Dictionary you could read this definition for a false friend: “a word that is often confused with a word in another language with a different meaning because the two words look or sound similar” So as you can …

20 facts about English

Every language has special qualities. That’s maybe the reason why we love learning different languages. But what do we really know about the English language? 20 facts about English 1) One of the shortest and also oldest words is “I”. 2) There are panagram sentences in English which means that the sentence contains every letter …

Advantages of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Two weeks ago I wrote an article about the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. In this article you can find all the information you need: I wrote about the levels, the things a learner should know and which tests you could write to get a certificate. Here you get the general information: Common …

Launched: New English exam result comparison tool

It is not long ago that a new website is launched which provides agents and students with comparative results for different types of international English exams. What’s the tool? The tool on the website EnglishExams.co.uk is developed by Tim Shoben who is the Director of Islington Centre for English in the UK. It allows language learners and …

Language schools in Liverpool

Liverpool is the fifth-largest city in the United Kingdom and has more than 2 million inhabitants. The city is in the North West England and is known for The Beatles and the two football clubs Liverpool and Eyerton. In 2004 several areas of the city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESO. In …