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All The Latest From Your English Summer

Welcome to our blog!

We'll use this page to keep you up to date with our preparations as well as all the latest news during the summer and even a few tips for improving your English!

Summer 2019 - week 2!

Friday 26th July 2019
Raphael Miller

After a whirlwind week 1 full of four-legged visitors, trips to Liverpool and the beach, sports and fantastic English lessons we welcomed more students…

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Summer 2019 - week 1!

Friday 19th July 2019
Raphael Miller

Wow! Where did the last year go? It barely feels like 2 minutes since we were waving a teary goodbye to our lovely class of 2018 and…

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Zoo2U part 2!!

Thursday 18th July 2019
Raphael Miller

This summer saw us welcome back the awesome team from Zoo 2 U and some of their lovely animals including an old friend from summer 2018, Woody the skunk! 😊 As well as being reunited with our stripy friend and being reminded that skunks are often nocturnal and actually hardly ever use their…

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Why Liverpool?

Friday 3rd May 2019
Raphael Miller

Why Liverpool? With so many possible UK destinations for your summer school experience, what makes Liverpool the best option out there...? If you've ever visited Liverpool or met a scouser you'll know that it's a special place full of proud locals and distinctive character. In truth, writing this blog couldn't be easier because the city has so much to offer,…

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Top tips for new ESL teachers

Monday 8th April 2019
Emma Lawrence

So, you've completed your ESL teacher training, maybe even done some volunteer teaching to get a feel of what is to come and have now landed your first teaching contract, first of all a huge congratulations is definitely in order! Nevertheless, as a newly-qualified ESL teacher now comes the tricky bit as you're probably not…

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YES and Learn Away Tours

Friday 22nd March 2019
Raphael Miller

Your English Summer is proud to work with Learn Away who offer the perfect way to complement your summer school experience…

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University guidance from David Hawkins

Wednesday 20th March 2019
Raphael Miller

We're delighted to announce a new collaboration with David Hawkins, aka the University Guy! David is an experienced college and university guidance counselor with expertise in a wide range of international…

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"A Day in the Life" for teachers at summer school

Monday 18th February 2019
Emma Lawrence

Working and teaching at a language summer camp is an experience like no other - especially as given the rich cultural mix the students are far from the only ones learning! Every day is different, with new situations and experiences, plus at the end of the summer, I took away a huge amount of ideas to incorporate into my own teaching. The summer camp experience…

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Positively better English!

Wednesday 6th February 2019
Dr. Flavia Belham

Think happy thoughts: How positive emotions can help our memory Have you ever felt like it was really hard to memorise something new? Like new words and expressions simply did not stick in your mind? Learning new things such as a new language can be really hard. Luckily there are techniques and free learning platforms to help us :-) Techniques to help you memorise Let's look at a few of these techniques.…

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Growth mindset at Your English Summer!

Thursday 17th January 2019
Emma Lawrence

There's no doubt about it, travel broadens the mind, which is why not only will your child have an unforgettable experience at Your English Summer, filled with memories and long-lasting friendships, but they will return to you with a new perspective on their future. Read on to discover the key ways we support our students and help them adopt an all-important growth mindset…

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Visit to The Granta Academy - Cambridge

Thursday 10th January 2019
Raphael Miller

A really great part of creating the best possible summer school experience is visiting colleagues, whether they're based in the UK or abroad, as stepping into their environment is always super…

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Summer 2018 in Liverpool - week 2!

Wednesday 19th September 2018
Raphael Miller

Summer School week 2 We started week 2 with a full-day excursion to Alton Towers which meant an awesome, adrenaline-fuelled day out for all our thrill-seeking students and staff on some of the fastest, biggest and most hair-raising rollercoasters the UK has to offer! As Alton Towers is the UK's biggest theme park we had a slightly earlier start and…

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Summer 2018 in Liverpool - week 1!

Wednesday 15th August 2018
Raphael Miller

Summer School week 1 They say time flies when you're having fun, and that was definitely true this July which whizzed past in a blur of everything that makes summer school awesome - from exciting English lessons to an adrenaline-pumping trip to Alton Towers and everything in between including sports, arts and crafts, shopping and sightseeing in Liverpool, an international…

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Eaquals conference in Prague 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018
Raphael Miller

Earlier this year I was absolutely delighted to be accepted as an individual member of the organisation Eaquals - a group which works towards fostering excellence in language education. I then attended their…

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Why learn English?

Thursday 5th April 2018

Everyone knows that being able to speak English opens up all kinds of opportunities, for instance it will give you a better chance of getting into some of the best universities, it will improve your job prospects, it might help you make friends more quickly on your next holiday or it could mean you are able to enjoy more films, music and popular culture in general! However, if you're…

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