IELTS Tips for the listening section
In the 30 seconds before each part of the listening, make sure you read the questions to identify what kind of information you require. Try to predict what the answer may be before listening. At home, practise listening and writing at the same time. Take notes while watching TV to get into the habit of
Review about Live Language by Ekaterina
I have been studying at Live-language school for 5 weeks in February-March 2015. I was happy to be a part of school and its life. I enjoyed absolutely everything about school. First of all, I would like to mention that I had a perfect teachers – Jane, Heather, David, Allison. They are really professionals! I
CAE Exam – What you need to know
What is CAE? Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is a globally recognised certificate of language skills. The exam is intended for use in academic and professional life. The exam is extremely popular with around 60,000 candidates each year in more than 60 countries opting to take it. It is recommended for learners who have attained an
Its official : Scottish people are the friendliest in the UK!
New research by Cambridge scientists has revealed the personality types of the UK by region. “There’s a widespread belief that people in different parts of the country have different characters and in some ways this research was testing that idea,” Jason Rentfrow, a psychologist at Cambridge University said. For example, people who live in London
People of Glasgow described as the “Proudest and happiest” in the UK.
What have we to be happy about, I hear the cynical among you cry! Its always raining and grey! Well, according to recent research by Britain Thinks, the people of Glasgow are 12% happier and prouder about our city heritage than the rest of the UK. Heritage plays a powerful role in bringing people
How to Improve Your Spoken English
How To Improve Spoken English Learning English can be tough and one aspect which many people struggle with is spoken English. The number of ways which you improve your spoken English is endless. Something that works for you might not work for other and vice versa. Many of the techniques can be fun and we
Interview with Sharon, our Director of Studies
This week we are talking to our Live Language Director Studies, Sharon Chalmers, about her up and coming presentation at the English UK Management Conference in York in March 2015. Sharon, tell us about your role here at Live Language…. I’m the Director of Studies which means I’m in charge of the all aspects
Learn English for free!
How to learn English for free You may study with us from 3 hours to 25 per week, but what can you do to improve outside class without spending any money? This blog looks at some of the ways to learn during all 24 hours of the day. At Live Language – Take
5 Free Ways to Practice Your English outside the Classroom
Ask your English school what free learning resources they can recommend to you, perhaps you can borrow some listening CDs or some text books to practice your grammar. Maybe your school has a Study Centre or quiet area where you can work independently. Don’t be afraid to ask – they should be happy to see
The Scottish accent – all you need to know!
Every country in the world has regions who have a variety of accents and dialects. A Spaniard from Galicia speaks differently from someone in Barcelona, for example. The UK is the same. A list of just some of the dialects are listed in this website. http://dialectblog.com/british-accents/ If this is your first time living in the