For this week’s SMART Theme, Creativity, Innovation and Art, students in London tested their team work with a paper tower building competition, some were more successful than others!
The Language Gallery in Birmingham played host to the British Council’s IELTS Teacher Training Workshops on Thursday and Friday of last week, enabling the course to be run in Birmingham for the very first time. The workshops were extremely successful with over 20 participants taking part (including all 6 of Birmingham’s teachers) coming from as far away as China to attend!
Students at TLG Birmingham had fun in SMART Learning deciphering a jumbled recipe, experimenting with ingredients then making microwave cakes, with varying degrees of success!
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#Learning a language is a huge undertaking, not only in terms of vocabulary and speech, but also ultimately putting it all down in writing. English grammar has many pitfalls that are easy to fall into, and whether you’re a native speaker or a language learner, it is easy to make mistakes.
Here are some of the most common grammatical errors in English, and their correct usage.
When you’re learning a new language, one of the most difficult things to understand is grammar. In English, there are two main tenses; the past and the present. Read the article to explore key elements of grammar in the English language. #Learning #StudentLife [ Thelanguagegallery.com Link ]
It is important that you start to feel comfortable presenting, as it is likely something you will be asked to do throughout your #career. There are a lot of small things you can do that will help you to feel more confident about engaging with an audience. Set yourself up for success by reading our top tips on improving your presentation skills. #Learning #TLGBlog
SMART Trip! In London, we went to the Charles Dicken’s Museum for our SMART Theme “Work, Careers and Talent”. We learnt a lot about his life and Victorian London.
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Studying English in Manchester offers you a great opportunity to learn the language in a native setting. Whilst attending classes and completing homework are both important, you can learn language faster and more accurately by exploring outside of the classroom too.
Read the article for more information! #TLGBlog