I have had 2 fun weeks in Poole. I stayed with Jayne and Matin Jackson and their baby daughter Ariya. We saw ‘Cats’ the musical, went shopping in Poole, Castlepoint and Bournemouth and visited Salisbury and Stone Henge as well as other things.I had classes were well I learned many new words. The food was delicious. It was pretty fun because we went on interesting trips. I particularly enjoyed my birthday which I spent in London. I was given a cake at home. The family are lovely and they have creatures such as 2 cats, a dog and 2 turtles. The room was quite comfortable. The house is nice and spacious. I really liked the sea, the beach and the time I spent there. I also really liked the concert Cats, I received many wonderful memories.
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My name is Inna, I’m from Russia, I am 17 and this letter is about my first trip to England.
All started when I came to the Comyns’ home, this is a very friendly and nice family in a delightful town called Stratford Upon-Avon. People here are always smiling and the streets are mesmerizing silenced.
It is hard to describe what happened to me during these three weeks, a lot of new places, people and emotions.
I especially remember three places: the theatre, the church where William Shakespeare is buried and the National Art Gallery in London.
I will not describe in detail to satisfy this wonderful experience that I just had – you can see my movie here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0dPJcUL1Bk
All in all, I can say that I’ll never forget this time.
Thank so much
Hello there! We are Juan and Valentyna, from Spain and Ukraine respectively. We are both 19 years old and we spent a month together in England. The first two weeks were living at Maria Moustaka’s house in London. Every morning we had class, and after having lunch, we went to museums, palaces, landmarks, popular markets, etc. We agreed with Maria the excursions that we would do with it. She took us to places unknown to us: Kenwood House and near Greenwich. We also went to the cinema and a concert in Canary Wharf.
Before all this, I was worried about the experience of living with the teacher. And finally I loved, the room much better than I expected and Maria was very kind with us. Also the food was delicious. I got used to the UK schedule/timetable soon.
Then, we spent at Kate Irving’s house the last two weeks in St Albans. It is a town north of London, 20 minutes by train. You can’t compare the two cities, as London offers many more things to do and enjoy. However, Kate helped us spend two amazing weeks. She took us to see a real live trial and explained to us how the justice worked in the UK. Another day, we went to Cambridge where we could see the different colleges and faculties and we got surprised of the education system because it’s very different to our countries ones. We visited Waddesdon Manor, which is one of several houses that the famous and wealthy Rothschild family owns.
As Maria did, Kate treated us very well and were delighted to meet her family. She lives with her husband Peter, and has three children, whom we met. We went to pub quizzes and we won! I recommend this course.
Уважаемые дамы и господа!
Наш сын Дмитрий Курган (Dmitriy Kurgan) в июле этого года провел 4 недели в семье преподавателя вашей школы господина Ruud van Ruitenbeek.
От этой программы обучения у Дмитрия остались самые приятные впечатления и эмоции! Мистер Ruitenbeek и его семья создали очень дружелюбную и гостеприимную атмосферу в своем доме. Это особенно для нас важно, т.к. Дмитрий – очень стеснительный и скромный ребенок.
И конечно мы очень благодарны господину Ruitenbeek за его преподавательскую работу! Дмитрий значительно повысил свой уровень английского языка и смог сдать экзамен IELTS на 6,0. В этом огромная заслуга преподавателя!
Кроме всего прочего наш сын получил незабываемые впечатления о вашей стране, что еще больше укрепило его желание продолжить свое обучение в Великобритании.
Мы хотим выразить глубокую и искреннюю благодарность господину Ruitenbeek за профессионализм и теплое отношение к нашему сыну!
P.S. We’re sorry for the review in Russian. But our English is not so good to express our gratitude to Mr. Ruitenbeek for his excellent work and personal qualities.
Our son, Alexey, has been taking an Intensive English course with Annette Richardson for three weeks in July 2014. We deeply appreciate her high-level of teaching and training as well as her welcomed family for a warm and friendly atmosphere, our son was involved in.
We would like to emphasize our son’s spoken English became much better. In spite of the hard work, he really liked English programme and, of course, his tutor. Regular excursions and his free time which was spent in Annette’s family, gave him a total, in-depth experience of English culture and unique help for learning.
We express our thanks one more time for Annette Richardson’s professionalism and comity of manner to our son as well as your school for organization of such an efficient programme. We are ready to give our best recommendations both to school and such a great teacher.
Oleg and Elena The Shurukhin’s
Hello. My name is Yuka. I have never been to England before. I have been in Bournemouth for two weeks. Bournemouth is a very beautiful place and I would like to live here. At first I couldn’t understand what my family were saying, but now I can understand them a lot better.
I have visited a lot of places, including churches, castles, cathedrals, towns, gardens, fireworks and beaches as well as going to London and the Harry Potter Studio. I have tried lots of new foods such as marmite and roast lamb. I love the toffee puddings.
My family are lovely and they have looked after me very well. I love my bedroom. Every day my family made me laugh!!!!
Tonight is my last night and I don’t want to go home. When I am older, I would like to come back and visit Bournemouth and my family again.
Every meal was delicious and I would like to try and cook the same meals in Japan.
This experience is a part of my life I will never forget. I will always stay in contact with my family xxxxx
Hello, dear readers!
I’m Natalie from Austria, 17 and I stayed for two weeks in lovely Wales. The whole family Sophie, Gwenni, Gethin and Daniel was very friendly and I really liked them. Every day was amazing and I will miss my time in Cardiff. =)
My host siblings were in the same age as me and we went to the cinema and went on other very interesting day-trips. I enjoyed my holiday in Cardiff because my host family was very interested in making my stay with them as comfortable as possible.
Now I have learned so much in English and my speaking has become much better. Also after two days I began to think in English!
This two weeks that I have spent here have been one of my best expiriences in my short life. I’ve enjoyed a lot all the days and the excurions were so interesting and amusing. Morover, I know that my english level has improved a lot, and I feel good about that because I know I? haven’t wasted my time. I would reccomend this expirience to all my firends. Thank you livinglearninenglish and thank s to the family who has recived me in their house.
I’m Shanna, 16 years old girl from the south of France, i’ve been following an english language course in Brighton this summer. The classes were super great and the teacher was amazing. Having classes at home were so much better than going to a real school, even if you don’t have the opportunity to meet other people. By the way, many excursions had been organized, like a London trip for example. You are definitely into the british way of life. I’ve learned a lot, and it was an amazing human experience.
We passed 2 fantastic weeks in Blackwell, WorcesterShire. We were 2 mates, Julio, from Spain, and Agadil, from Kazakhstan.
The course was amazing, we learnt a lot! The excurssions were fantastic: Full day in London, and half-day in Birmingham, Kenilworth Castle, Worcester and Hanbury Hall.
We really recomend you this courses, and our family was very kind, they integrated us from the first moment, we felt like at home.