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5 student stories from the Internship Programme

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5 student stories from the Internship Programme

Sometimes we ask our students to share their experiences with us, kind of like a guest book. Here are five different stories from our London branch, where students from the Czech Republic, Norway and Germany discuss everything from living with a host family to the proper way of preparing English breakfast tea.

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Student of the Month: Alexander Rose

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Student of the Month: Alexander Rose

Meet Alexander Rose. The 22-year-old had worked as an apprentice in the metal industry for more than five years before passing his technical diploma, yet at the same time he dreamt of working abroad. With Erasmus+ and the Internship Programme he got the opportunity to travel to London and try out an entirely different industry for a few weeks, namely childcare.

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What's New: August and September

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What's New: August and September

Every other month we publish news and updates regarding deadlines, events or changes to our organisation. This time around we're looking at the effects of Brexit and what it might mean for our projects going forward. We also have a new Teacher Development Coordinator and an exciting new English course for teachers.

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A testimonial from a Bulgarian school

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A testimonial from a Bulgarian school

To improve our projects and give our students and teachers the best possible welcome, we frequently ask our participants to answer a few questions about their stay. Testimonials like this one, from the Bulgarian Knyaz Simeon Tarnovski High School of Economics, whose students did in-house training at ADC College for two weeks, makes all our hard work totally worth it!

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My London adventure

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My London adventure

Ramona Kiedaisch is a German student who stayed with us for three weeks during the summer. She studied English at ADC and interned at a travel agency. This is what she learnt from her stay.

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What we read: June

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What we read: June

Do you find it difficult to keep track of European updates, news and announcements? Don't worry! Here are three articles of interest to teachers and students taking part in European mobility programmes - or to people interested in the ideas and frameworks governing European educational policies.

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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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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: Collocations

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Teacher's corner: Collocations

Our trainer Giulia wants you to be full of inspiration and energy. To help you with that, she has decided to share a few useful tips in every newsletter straight from our English classroom. This month’s topic is collocations – what they are and how they can be taught.

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