Monthly Archives: January 2014


Philipp, Marketing Intern, Byron Bay English Language School

Philipp, Marketing Intern, Byron Bay English Language School

Byron Bay ist nicht einfach nur ein Ort..

..es ist ein Lebensgefühl

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Language app: Master Russian

I have been focusing mostly on mobile apps for Russian learning, but I know for some people, this is not an option. So, this week I’m going to review a fantastic website appropriately named Master Russian. Read more

Integrating mature students into school life

Samantha Milton, Co-director of the Sydney English Academy believes it is the integral atmosphere of mutual respect which has seen the number of  SEA’s students aged 40+  really take off over the last 2 years. Read more

10 Things to do in St Petersburg for under $20

1. Walk down Nevsky Prospekt

Taking a walk down any of St. Petersburg’s streets in the city center will be an awarding experience. But, if you had to just pick one, then Nevsky Prospekt is a must see. As the main street of the city, Nevsky is the location of the much of the city’s most amazing architecture and sites. If you like Art Nouveau buildings or Russian Orthodox churches, then this is the best place to see it all on one street. Read more

The objectives of university preparation in the US

A good pathway program needs to guide students towards proficiency in not only academic English, but also the host country’s academic culture. In the USA, emphasis should be placed on student-centered learning, peer collaboration, and independent thought as these concepts are generally understood in the U.S. Read more

Language apps: Russian Dictionary +

One common problem that arises with offline dictionary applications is that often times, the number of word and phrase entries are limited and sometimes, even seemingly basic words, are not available. Well, this week’s app might be able to solve some of those problems. The app is called Russian Dictionary + by iThinkdiff and once again, works completely offline. Read more

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Members of IALC share their insights on the language travel industry. Contributors are owners, directors, managers, teachers or administrative staff of IALC-accredited language schools worldwide.

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