What are the most important cultural celebrations and holidays in your country? How are they celebrated? Here in the UK many people love celebrating because it is a good opportunity to spend time with friends, family and neighbours and to have some fun. Throughout the year, many celebrations of all kinds take place annually. Some
Scotland is famous for its many beautiful lochs. Have you visited any lochs? Do you know the names of any? Many of our lochs are beautiful tourist attractions that can be easily reached from Glasgow. Did you know that the word ’loch’ is the Scottish Gaelic word for lake? There is only one lake in
Do you like reading for pleasure, either in your language or in English? What kind of books do you like to read? If you like reading, did you know that this is one of the very best things you can do to improve your overall level of English? Reading for pleasure (extensive reading) has
Glasgow Voted the World’s Friendliest City! Roughguides.com’s readers recently voted Glasgow the world’s friendliest city. While we at Live Language were not surprised about this ranking, we thought this would be a great opportunity to share with you why we think that Glasgow is not only the world’s friendliest city, but also the best place
Mrs Claus at Pollok House When: 28th November to 24th December 2015 | Where: Pollok House Mrs Claus is Keeping Christmas at Pollok House. Enjoy a truly magical family Christmas when you bring the children to meet the award-winning Mrs Claus at Pollok House. Read More IRN-BRU Carnival When: 23rd December 2015 to 17th January
Who said that language learning has to be boring? Here are 5 links that prove the opposite. Practise French through hit songs that you can’t stop listening to or stories you’ll remember. 8 French songs you’ll want to listen to Songs are a great way to help learn a language and if they’re catchy tunes,
As you’ve probably noticed, we are not having the greatest of summers this year. This doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy your time in Glasgow. Check out the museums! http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/Pages/home.aspx Lots of the museums on the following link are free – we can heartily recommend the Museum of Religion and the Kelvingrove. Check out the
1. It’s not London! Glasgow is MUCH cheaper than the south of England. The average cost of living is significantly lower in the north. On average you will pay more than double to rent a property in London, 14 % more on weekly shopping and 10% more to eat in restaurants. Even a cup of
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
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
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