Summer is great - we won't deny that - but a Mother City Spring is fantastic too! Here are some ideas for planning your spring weekends.Read more Mother City Spring Time!
Many students wonder how long it will take them to move up to the next English level, and while this is a very difficult question to answer because every student is different and has a different background and many other factors, there are some general guidelines.Read more Moving to the Next English Level
At the UCT English Language Centre we use a 'Learner - Centred' approach to teaching English. Find out what this is all about here.Read more What is ‘Learner-Centred Teaching’?
We all need a well deserved break sometimes to recharge those batteries. Teacher Christelle provides some lovely tips for an adventure along the Garden Route from Cape Town.Read more An Adventure from Cape Town – The Garden Route
What is IELTS, and who needs to take this test? For many international students interested in studying at a university where English is the language of instruction, they will be required to pass this test with a specific band. Find out more in this blog post.Read more What is the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)?
Wondering about the nightlife in Cape Town, the weather, how expensive it is here, or where to go shopping? Read here for some more detailed answers on some of our Frequently Asked Questions.Read more Frequently Asked Questions About Cape Town
Are you at an intermediate level of English and struggling to make progress to the next level? There is such a thing as an intermediate plateau, and you may be stuck here! Christelle explains what this plateau is all about and offers some advice and tips on getting through it.Read more The English Intermediate Level ‘Plateau’
Functional language is used to communicate in everyday situations. We use these (generally) fixed expressions in formal and informal settings to do a whole host of things like expressing an opinion, giving advice, etc. Tiaan reveals, in this blog, how we change our minds in English!Read more Functional Language – Changing your Mind