Tag Archives: Study destination


English Language Center, English in the USA

English Language Center, English in the USA

Why choose the US for an English language course

Reasons why students should choose the USA for an English course:

  • Culture – Each U.S. city is unique, offering its own spin on American culture
  • Diversity – The U.S. is a melting pot comprised of people of all different ethnic backgrounds
  • Variety/Unique – There is something for everyone to enjoy from surfing on the west coast to skiing on the east coast
  • Top universities and colleges – The U.S. is home to some of the top universities in the world

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Global Village Hawaii, English in the USA

Global Village Hawaii, English in the USA

5 reasons to Study English in the USA

1. Endless outdoor activity possibilities & destinations in the USA

Enormous and awe-inspiring landscapes, particularly in the Hawaiian Islands, which feature some of the world’s best beaches and an active volcano! Read more

Rennert International, English in the USA

Rennert International, English in the USA

Why learn English in the USA

The US is the crossroads of the world, a meeting place for everyone from every culture and language.  This is the reality of English, it is spoken by many peoples… and in the US, you don’t have to go far to experience the world. Read more

Caroline Gear, Director, ILI of Massachusetts

Caroline Gear, Director, ILI of Massachusetts

What’s unique about the US as a study destination

The USA offers unique destinations for students that reflect the wide variety of programs offered. Students can choose big city adventures or explore smaller city opportunities.

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Jacqueline Kassteen, Owner & Managing Director, Transformative Marketing Solutions

Jacqueline Kassteen, Owner & Managing Director, Transformative Marketing Solutions

The Big Debate: Standardising study travel – who are the winners?

Jacqueline Kassteen, Owner and Managing Director of Transformative Marketing Solutions, gives us a preview of what to expect at the IALC Workshop’s Big Panel Debate.

On 7 April, IALC attendees will convene at the Leeds Marriott Hotel for this year’s dynamic Workshop Seminar Programme. Kicking off at 15:15 is our panel on standardising the components of language study abroad. 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

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

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

What would an independent Scotland mean for Scottish Schools of English? (Part 1)

You will probably be aware that in Scotland we will have a referendum this September to decide if we should become an independent country.   What would that mean for study travel agents?  This, and a further article, will offer some answers, without, we trust, making any overtly political points.

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Elizabeth Kruger, Marketing, Genki Japanese & Culture School

Elizabeth Kruger, Marketing, Genki Japanese & Culture School

Undiscovered study destinations, the example of Fukuoka in Japan

Students tend to favour big or well known cities, but there is something to be said in favour of less prominent destinations. Take the example of Japan. Everyone knows the futuristic, bustling hub of technology and innovation that is Tokyo, but few people are aware of idyllic Fukuoka, although it is a wonderful place to learn Japanese.

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Dining out in St Petersburg: a student’s top 10

As a keen foodie who’s already lived here for five months, I have a few ideas of where to go when dining out in St. Petersburg. Here is my top selection which I believe caters for a wide range of tastes: Read more

Study destination Melbourne

Melbourne is a creative, exciting, multi-cultural and ever-changing city with extraordinary surprises to be discovered in every basement, rooftop and laneway. You just have to be curious enough to venture off the beaten path. The possibilities are endless, so forget what you think you know. Take a chance, roll the dice and see where it leads you in this wonderful city. 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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IALC 2017 Workshop in Boston Massachusetts, USA - 23-26 March 2017

IALC 2017 Boston
Dates: 23-26 March 2017
Location: Boston, USA
Educators: IALC-accredited language schools worldwide
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IALC Study Travel Research Report 2016

Trends in the demand for foreign languages
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IALC Study Travel Research Report 2015

Perceptions of independent and boutique chain schools in language travel
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