These study tips were created by our Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate level students. We hope that they will give you some inspiration. Feel free to send us your tips that might help other students. Organise your time well and plan what you are going to study. Set aims for yourself and check your progress regularly to
The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta) with Gael Garcia Bernal. It’s a biopic about the journey of the 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationally known as Che Guevara. It is a nice movie to see different countries in Latin America and hear different accents. Pan’s Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) 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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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