Learning a new language can be hard and it takes time. Teacher Nobs shares a few strategies with us which can help make it a more enjoyable and beneficial process, and she also reveals why she specifically enjoys teaching English to the lower levels.Read more Strategies for Learning a New Language
Our new students arrive every Monday and after a brief level test they are taken on a campus tour. But how do you explain campus facilities and details to students who have very little English? Well, you get creative and you use lots of hand signals and gestures! Read this blog post about last week Monday.Read more Beginner English on the Go
Applying for a study visa to study in South Africa means sorting out a lot of paperwork and completing a lot of forms to submit at the South African embassy. We discuss the question of medical aid and you can find three options to choose from. [This post was updated on 02 March 2017]Read more Medical Aid for International Students
Have you ever wondered how many words is enough? Is it intimidating and scary to think that there are over 100 million words in English? Teacher Tiaan gives us a peek into how many words you, as an English learner, need to know and how to increase your vocabulary.Read more English Words – How Many is Enough?
Learning English in a classroom does not only consist of serious, hard work and grammar exercises with one sided teacher dialogues. Fun plays a very serious part in learning too! Find out more here.Read more Classroom Fun
Our teacher, Christelle, has identified 5 common grammatical mistakes that learners make. Read here to discover more about these common mistakes, and what you can do to avoid making them.Read more How to Avoid 5 Common Grammatical Mistakes (as chosen by teacher Christelle!)
Travelling to a new country can be intimidating and one never knows what to expect. Read about Katrin's experience in Cape Town and as a student of English at UCT English Language Centre. Katrin's bag was packed full of memories when she left Cape Town!Read more ‘Now Now’ or ‘Just Now’… – My three weeks at UCT English Language Centre