Ways to Practise your Vocabulary

Thursday, 28 May 2020 by

You learn new words everyday and the next day in class you have forgotten them! Why is it so difficult to remember vocabulary? Here are some ways to help your memory and practise at home. Quizlet A great online resource to record vocabulary studied and you can review at any time. Matching activities, flashcards, spelling

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100% Online CELTA

Thursday, 21 May 2020 by

Interested in doing a CELTA qualification but stuck at home? Don’t worry – we are now offering a 100% online CELTA course, so you can gain your certificate without ever leaving the house! As a result of the COVID-19 situation, many of us have been staying at home and have not been able to go

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In Task 2, take time to analyse the question carefully and plan what you are going to write.  The examiner needs to see a relevant and coherent answer, not just one which talks generally about the topic. Make sure you understand what kind of essay it is:  advantages/disadvantages, problems and solutions etc. Use linking words

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Top 5 tips to learn new vocabulary Our students tell us that vocabulary is one of the biggest problems they have when studying for the IELTS exam. Academic vocabulary holds them back in the reading, writing, listening and speaking tests. There is no easy fix for this problem, but here are a few tips to

Teacher Stories – Ross

Monday, 04 May 2020 by

We recently interviewed CELTA graduate and ex-colleague Ross who is currently teaching in Vietnam. We’re very proud of him! When did you complete the CELTA course at Live Language? December 2017 What have you been doing since then? Started teaching at Live Language in 2018, and in 2019 I moved out to Vietnam to teach

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Considering applying to do a CELTA or have been accepted on a one? This can be an exciting but daunting time and you are probably wondering where to start with your preparation for the course. You want to ensure that you as prepared as you can be, for what is an extremely worthwhile yet demanding

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LL Friends

Friday, 29 March 2019 by

Amandine and Claudia were both at Live Language in 2011. They’ve recently met in New York.We asked Amandine to share her experience with us. Tell us who you are, where you are from and how you know Live Language: My name is Amandine, I am from France and I was a marketing and communication intern

Live Language, Glasgow’s leading language school, has today achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation.   For nearly 30 years Investors in People has been internationally recognised as a leading people management accreditation body. Live Language achieving this award is a terrific achievement, demonstrating its commitment to its people.   Commenting on the award,

Travel information on Brexit

Thursday, 21 February 2019 by

As we are sure you have heard, the UK is very likely to leave the EU on the 29th March. But that doesn’t mean Scotland won’t welcome students after that date! Scotland is a welcoming and progressive nation and we deeply value how students, like yourself, add to the diversity of Glasgow. Here is some

What is it? In this part of the Use of English exam you are given a short text with 8 gaps. For each gap you are given the ‘stem’ of a word. You must look at the gap, decide what type of word is missing – a verb, an adjective, a noun or adverb and

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