Monthly Archives: August 2014


Timothy Blake, CEO, The London School of English

Timothy Blake, CEO, The London School of English

Is learning the accent necessary when learning a language?

In June 2014, The London School of English took part in the television programme Headline London. CEO, Timothy Blake, sat in a live debate about accents.

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Christin, Intern, BBELS

Christin, Intern, BBELS

The benefits of shared accommodation for language students

Booking the accommodation before the student goes overseas is a great idea. We find that our students know where they are going to stay and they don’t feel the pressure to find accommodation once they arrive in Byron Bay.
There are a lot of different types of accommodation students can choose from. But one of the most popular options for our English language learners is the Student House accommodation. Read more

Christin, Intern, BBELS

Christin, Intern, BBELS

Die Vorteile einer Wohngemeinschaft

Um es unseren Studenten so einfach wie möglich zu gestalten eine Wohnung in Byron Bay zu finden stellt BBELS Studentenhäuser bereit, in denen unsere Stundenten während ihres Aufenthaltes wohnen können. Read more

Language study abroad for the 50+ age group: separate or integrate?

We’ve gathered tips and views from IALC language centres in France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and the UK on the characteristics and preferences of the senior or 50+ age group. Read on and decide for yourself: integrate or separate! Read more

Andrew Lennox, President, Glasgow School of English, Global School of English

Andrew Lennox, President, Glasgow School of English, Global School of English

What have the Scots done for us

– or why should you come to Scotland to learn English..

It is argued, and not just by the Scots, that Scotland has made a greater contribution to the modern world than almost any other country. Yet many study travel agents tell us, that, for example, the vast majority of people in China don’t know much about Scotland. Read more

Bob Burger, Marketing Director, Malaca Instituto Club Hispanico SL, and La Brisa

Bob Burger, Marketing Director, Malaca Instituto Club Hispanico SL, and La Brisa

Spanish is for everyone – not just the young!

Even people familiar with the concept of language study abroad can still assume that language schools are only for high school and college students. But that’s not the case, as our experience shows. 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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