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You can find a mixture of reading, crosswords, videos and short English lessons: these will normally be vocabulary, but I may also treat you to some grammar!

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''Let nature be your teacher''
William Wordsworth, poet, 1770-1850

''Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift''
Albert Einstein, physicist, 1879-1955

''... to find the word, or words, by which [an] idea may be most fitly and aptly expressed''
P.M. Roget, lexicographer, 1779-1869

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Intensive English homestay courses

Looking for an intensive English course this summer?

I can recommend English Steps:

  • Live with a qualified English teacher and other adult students. in an English-speaking house.
  • 17.5 hours of intensive English lessons per week - maximum class size of 4.
  • Work for charities, NGOs and other organisations in the afternoons with native English speakers.
  • Go on trips, activities and extra courses with native English speakers in the afternoons and evenings.
  • Free accommodation in your own room in Leeds, UK.
  • Minimum stay 1 week. There is no maximum stay.
For more information, go to the English Steps website or their Facebook page.


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