April 18, 2019

Easter in the UK

In the UK Easter is one of the major Christian festivals of the year. It is full of customs, folklore and food. Whilst it is commonly seen as a Christian festival, with the death or Jesus, and his rising from the dead, it is believed that Easter itself...

April 11, 2019

Being a global language, native English speakers enjoy unique career opportunities. 

Today, the world is getting smaller and smaller. Yes, air travel is shrinking distances, but it is language that is truly making the world a smaller place. And it is English that i...

April 3, 2019

The idea of travelling overseas and teaching abroad is fascinating for many people. They are excited about the possibility of experiencing new cultures while making a living and perhaps saving as well. However, many other people find earning a living here in the UK by...

December 10, 2018

To Listen or not to Listen … that is the Key Skill

It may sound counter intuitive, being able to teach listening, but since listening takes up, on average, 45% of all time spent on communication it is obvious how important it actually is. By contrast, speaking on averag...

November 23, 2018

Paul Woodcock, Academic Manager at Notting Hill College talks about how he has used not just the education and training learnt from his studies, but the tools and underlying strategies to pursue multiple career paths before finally arriving with us here in Manchester.

I...

January 10, 2018

Candidates who wish to study and prepare for the IELTS exam might feel a lot of pressure: all the hard work undertaken in improving your English and expanding your vocabulary and grammatical range must be used efficiently and accurately in the four tests that measure y...

October 25, 2017

Conflict Management and Dispute Solving

A disagreement arises as a marketing team debate over what images to use when campaigning their new product. Diane and Molly are committed to one point whereas Liam is adamantly opposed. The debate gets heated, voices are raised a...

September 10, 2017

The Hangers-on: the Negligent

They are the ones who know all the right things; attend all meetings but just don’t actually do anything. Best way to motivate: Assigning roles and delegating tasks would be the best way. This type suffers from lack of energy to experiment...

William Shakespeare (April 1564 - 1616) was an English poet and playwright.

Throughout the world, Shakespeare is generally regarded as the greatest writer in the English language, as well as being one of the world’s most famous dramatist, if not the most famous!

It is be...

August 30, 2016

IELTS Academic Writing Advice

Below we shall talk through some useful tips and advice based on the writing section of the IELTS Academic exam:

IELTS Academic Writing

Question Types

The writing sections of the IELTS academic test is comprised of two task:

  • Withi...

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