Monthly Archives: October 2015


Stephen Shortt, Managing Director, Alpha College of English

Stephen Shortt, Managing Director, Alpha College of English

Extra curricular activities: Frederik from Venezuela

Two years ago we had a student from Venezuela, Frederik Oldenburg, who was a sports journalist who wanted to improve his English for work.

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Andreas Laimboeck, General Manager, LTL Mandarin School

Andreas Laimboeck, General Manager, LTL Mandarin School

Why an internship in China?

The most obvious answer would be: How could any ambitious young person today possibly not do an internship in China!

In a competitive work environment where graduates face fierce competition for jobs, for most industries Chinese work experience and/or language skills are today what a Harvard MBA used to be 10 years ago – yet so few people obtain them.

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Internship programmes at Accademia Italiana

Internship programmes at Accademia Italiana

The Internship Program more than just a language program

The Internship program we offer at Accademia Italiana is one of our most successful and popular. Mainly, students want to learn a language because they want to have more chances of getting a good job.  If  you give them the possibility of combining the language course with   work experience, you are giving them an added value and  better chances of getting  a more qualified job. Read more

Jared Lawrence, Activities Coordinator, Global Village Hawaii

Jared Lawrence, Activities Coordinator, Global Village Hawaii

The benefits of student activities at Global Village Hawaii

One of the best way of learning English is to practice. And if you are learning English in Hawaii, there’s a wide range of activities on offer that will enable students to do just that!

Global Village Hawaii strongly believes that offering a wide range of fun, educational and cultural activities aligned with each student’s needs is a major component in the student having an overall satisfying and enjoyable experience in beautiful Hawaii. What one student considers a perfect activity may not necessarily be the case for another student.

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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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