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!

"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 is one I can't…

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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…

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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…

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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 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…

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Summer 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…

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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 fantastic annual conference in Prague at the end of April - the first teaching conference for Your English Summer! The conference was a great opportunity to learn about some…

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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 reading this…

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What makes Your English Summer special...?

Thursday 1st March 2018
Raphael Miller

Having worked in so many summer schools, and now that I run one myself, I can see what an amazing environment they offer for students to improve their English, and as I am a linguist myself I only wish I had known about them when I was a kid! So, what makes a school like…

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