New expressions and idioms

When learning a new language we usually concentrate on studying the nuts and bolts first – grammar and vocabulary. While this is indeed essential, it’s also important to learn idioms, expressions and common phrases when learning languages. These will help you navigate beyond the grammatically correct, so you’ll sound more like a native speaker and get an insight …

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Useful Phrasal Verbs with UP

Useful Phrasal Verbs with UP Blow up(explode): The car blew up after it crashed into the wall. Break up(End a romantic relationship): Eva and her boyfriend broke up last week. Bring up(Look after a child until it grows up, usually children): They brough their children up to be responsible adults. Bring up(Introduce or mention a subject): Bring it up at the meeting! Build up(Make a business bigger, …

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STUDY HOLIDAYS

A study holiday abroad is a way to develop one’s own autonomy and measure oneself in new contexts, in a foreign language, with another culture. It is an opportunity for personal growth and linguistic improvement which also strengthens your student profile. In GLS we believe firmly in the value and importance of an experience abroad and …

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History of English language

English is a West Germanic language that originated from Anglo-Frisian dialects brought to Britain in the mid 5th to 7th centuries AD by Anglo-Saxon migrants from what is now northwest Germany, southern Denmark and the Netherlands. … The Late West Saxon dialect eventually became dominant. The first people to be called ‘English’ were the Anglo-Saxons, …

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Weather Words: Useful List of English Weather Words and Vocabulary

Weather Words in English! Learn 20 popular vocabulary related to weather with example sentences and ESL printable infographics in English. Weather Words List of Weather Vocabulary Sunrise/sunset Sunny Partly cloudy Cloudy/overcast Showers Rain Thunder/storm Fog Sleet Thermometer Hail Snow Occasional snow Wind Rainbow Full moon Dew Ice Tornado Drought Weather Words with Example Sentences Sunrise/sunset …

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List of Useful Adjectives to Describe Feelings and Emotions

Feeling Adjectives This is a list of adjectives that helps you describe exactly feelings and emotions: Happy – I want to make you happy! Afraid – I hope I can find the one who is afraid of losing me. Sad – She was sad to see him go. Hot – She was hot and breathless from the exertion of cycling uphill. Amused – The patient was amused at the …

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Parts of a Bicycle & Their Functions

List of Parts of a Bicycle A bicycle, also called a cycle or bike, is a human-powered, pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other. brake lever – a lever for actuating a bicycle brake frame – the mechanical core of a bicycle, the frame provides points of attachment for the various components …

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HIGH SCHOOL IN UK

Since launching our High School Programme in 2001 our aim has always been to provide the highest level of guardianship and care to our students.  We believe very strongly that study abroad programmes should only be operated by professional and regulated organisations. A company operating in UK Fully insured with both Public Liability and Professional …

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FAMILY PROGRAMME

Parents and children aged 16+ study in one of our English language programmes, whilst children will be aged 12+ will participate in our Summer program “Harry Potter”. GLS’s Family Programme offers families the opportunity to spend an exciting time together studying English in Peterborough or Newcastle and exploring the city. KEY POINTS: From late June …

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