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Differences in British and American spelling

This article was originally posted by GB Mag. A weekly, digital magazine that helps international students learn more about the UK and settle in faster. When it comes to the differences in British English and American English spellings even brits get caught out occasionally. The main difference is that British English keeps the spelling of words…

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British etiquette when it comes to timings

British etiquette when it comes to timings

This article was originally posted by GB Mag. A weekly, digital magazine that helps international students learn more about the UK and settle in faster. The British are particular about timings and being late is frowned upon but being on time is a complicated matter because in some situations that means being a few minutes early…

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SOME TIPS TO LEARN ENGLISH EFFECTIVELY

We know that the English language is one of the most spoken languages in the world and learning it is a difficult task. That’s why we can give you some useful tips whether you are in an English speaking country or in your own country: Buy a monolingual dictionary for beginners because it will help…

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Understanding British Humour

Time for a laugh

This article was originally posted by GB Mag. A weekly, digital magazine that helps international students learn more about the UK and settle in faster. How do you know when a British person is joking? Or why they’re joking for that matter? Ha ha ha … Time for a laugh girls and boys.      Photo:…

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World Poetry Day

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Happy World Poetry day everyone! In today’s blog you can read what this special day is actually about and where you can get a free coffee today! During its 30th General Conference held in Paris in 1999, UNESCO adopted March 21 as World Poetry Day for the first time! Marking today as its 18th anniversary,…

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5 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE TO STUDY ENGLISH WITH US AT OXFORD INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH SCHOOLS!

Every year thousands of students from all over the world come to the UK to learn English and improve their language knowledge. In order to improve their language skills in an effective way, they want to find a place where they can effectively develop their skills in all areas of language. We have listed 5…

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UK’s regional food delicacies 

Stargazy Pie a Cornish delicacy

This article was originally posted by GB Mag. A weekly, digital magazine that helps international students learn more about the UK and settle in faster. Let’s be honest when people think of the UK food probably isn’t the first thing they think of!  But like any other country each region in the UK has its local…

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Group Programmes with a difference!

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Following the success of last year’s English + group courses we have now managed to develop an ever increasing range of options for groups looking for something a little bit different from their stay. We are receiving all sorts of weird and wonderful requests including dentistry and nautical English – whatever your request our answer…

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Doing things differently

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Our school in Oxford – Bringing the weird and wonderful of British Culture! Being a bit different is what we do best and this week we organised a visit to all of our schools for a group of partner agents. The highlight of the trip was not doubt the Oxford School organised Morris Dancing Troup! As…

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A snapshot of the South coast #OXFORDINTERNATIONALENGLISHBRIGHTON

Living in London has a lot of advantages but also many drawbacks. And sometimes, it’s quite pleasant to go out of the city and breathe a bit of fresh air. My first out-of-London trip was in Brighton and to the Seven Sisters. You might have heard about it. The Seven Sisters are actually white cliffs…

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