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My first week in London

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My first week in London

Jana Hamouzova is a bright business student from the Czech Republic currently interning at ADC College. She wrote an article about adjusting to life in London and her hopes for the future.

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Discover London in the spring

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Discover London in the spring

A hilltop bench, a south-facing garden or a winding walk by a canal? It may not sound like the London you know, but it’s the London we love. Why not avoid the queue at Madame Tussauds during your next visit and go for something a little more special? We have curated a list of our favourite springtime hideouts.

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11 steps to a successful internship

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11 steps to a successful internship

Being good at what you do is not only important for your employer, it’s how you build your confidence and identity, laying the foundations of a future job role in a field you enjoy. One of those steps could be our Internship Programme. Follow our 11 guidelines to becoming a successful intern and you may end up making some good connections on the way!

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Teacher's Corner: Variations on Classics

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Teacher's Corner: Variations on Classics

Varying classroom tasks is a great way to keep things interesting - for you as well as your students. Caroline Tillotson, Assistant Director of Studies at ADC, likes to twist "classic" learning games into something a little bit more creative to maximise her students' experience. Check out her tips here.

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When we moved to London

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When we moved to London

Arriving in London can be a bewildering experience - especially if you are starting a new job and have to adapt to the specifics of English customs and language. As our Country Managers' stories of moving here will show, it's far from a bumpless ride. But doing something new also makes you grow as a person and equips you with plenty of stories for your return home.

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I teach English to European students

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I teach English to European students

Teaching and learning English is not just about vocabulary and grammar. For Danny Hurst, who teaches English as part of our Internship Programme, learning a foreign language is also a question of confidence. We spoke to the EFL teacher about the purpose and effects of the classes, his top London tip and how he best tackles his students’ concerns.

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Teacher's Corner: Pacing your lesson

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Teacher's Corner: Pacing your lesson

Varying the pace and energy of a lesson can make a significant difference to the students’ level of engagement and their responsiveness to the activities presented. Giulia, Director of Studies at ADC, has listed a few activities that will help make your classroom a more dynamic environment. Why don't you plan your next lesson around some of her tips?

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A letter from an admin intern

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A letter from an admin intern

One of the most important aims of the Internship Programme is to broaden the cultural understanding of our students and inspire new ways to approach employment. We asked one of our interns to compare her ADC work placement to what she is used to at home.

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Christmas around Europe: our best memories

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Christmas around Europe: our best memories

Our office represents more than ten different nationalities – that’s plenty of ways to celebrate Christmas! Find out what goes on in the German cottages and English living rooms on the big day as we list some of our best memories. What's yours?

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Nice to meet you!

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Nice to meet you!

Meet our new ADoS, Caroline Tillotson. With a background as a teacher for adults and teenager as well as a teacher trainer and manager, she is perfect for the job. We are more than happy to welcome her to our team.

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Postcard from Harrow: An interview about CLIL

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Postcard from Harrow: An interview about CLIL

Danish teacher Kim Bjerringgaard signed up for our first CLIL course in September in the hope of learning more about the methodology behind the practices he has used in his lessons for many years. Linnea asked him about globalised education, the benefits of CLIL and the joy of speaking English on a daily basis.

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Take on an intern: An interview with WEXAS Travel

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Take on an intern: An interview with WEXAS Travel

If you’ve ever been on the tube during the rush hour, you know that London isn’t just a tourist destination – it’s a city of workers, and therefore a great learning environment for vocational students. We spoke to Sharon Healy at WEXAS Travel about introducing interns to a busy London office.

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ADC's guide to London: 4 favourite destinations

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ADC's guide to London: 4 favourite destinations

London can seem bafflingly big to tourists, who often fall into the most common traps of Piccadilly Circus and Covent Garden. Although these places are worth a visit, you rarely catch a Londoner fight for space amid the photo-snapping crowds. There are simply so many other things to see and do in the English capital! Today, our team shares their most treasured London locations. 

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Nice to meet you!

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Nice to meet you!

We are happy to introduce Giulia Revelli as our new Director of Studies. She coordinates English classes and Professional Development courses  at ADC College, ensuring sessions are tailored to the participants’ needs. 

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The Erasmus+ results: How do I proceed?

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The Erasmus+ results: How do I proceed?

The Erasmus+ funding results have been announced! Find out if your application was successful on the website of your National Agency. Was your application rejected? Don’t worry! Click here to find out what you can do next.

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