Tagged with English language learning

Bildungsurlaub Brilliance

Germinating great study-travel opportunities Without getting into a host of tired cultural stereotypes, there are many reasons to love Germany. Many Brits clearly feel the same, as the country is our sixth favourite holiday destination (according to the ONS). The Babel Fish team are particularly keen to get out there – Berlin, in particular, looks […]

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Things that make us go ‘Mmmm’: Four Fab Feb Outings

It can feel like winter is never-ending – and with two fairly brutal storm systems blasting Cornwall this week, the season seems in little hurry to give way to spring. At this time of year, the instinct is to hunker down and hibernate. But, here at Babel Fish, we’re appreciating the first shoots of the […]

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FIND YOUR HAPPY…

Living next to the sea is something we never take for granted. In fact, the sea and the wilderness around it, inform our study programmes… Far and Wild As well as Surf & Study, we run courses for adults which take our English lessons on the road. We head out to the wild ends of […]

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Milan Cathedral

The Italian Job

To kick off December, Al had an Italian job to do. He jetted off to Milan and Turin – where The Italian Job was set, no less – to catch up with old friends and meet new partners for Babel Fish. Our friends in Europe are the reason that Babel Fish exists. And it feels […]

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Advent-ure

“On the first day of Christmas, language learning gave to me: a lovely trip to It-a-ly…” Al has embraced the advent season with a little ‘advent’ure: opening some new doors and visiting old friends over in Italy.  As well as independent adult and teens, our school welcomes Italian school groups in the summer season – all […]

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English Language learning and surfing

BABEL FISH MISSION – Phrasal Verbs

Welcome to our new blog series! In these regular tutorials we highlight some simple ways to improve your English language use…and set you a ‘Fish Mission’ –  a challenge to put your learning into practice.  A Babel Fish lesson is built upon outstanding teaching – but is characterised by fun and accessibility. If you like […]

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Winter Waves

TOASTING THE HOSTS

After a beautifully hectic summer here in Newquay, we’re feeling the first of the winter’s storms blast our coastline. Perfect for the kite-surfers, but too messy most of the last week for anyone else.  Has anyone managed to get in the water this week? It’s all about the winter suit and boots from here on in.

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