Learning English in England
Knowledge of English is very much appreciated now. A person with knowledge of English is much easier to get in life and find a good job. Only now it is difficult to learn English in Ukraine. We learn in school, and in institutions then, as we leave, and really can’t communicate. And not surprisingly, we do not teach the spoken language, and to hear it spoken us English language anywhere. So, if you want to quickly and efficiently learn a language, you need to go where it is spoken. It is difficult not to learn the language in an environment in which you have to communicate in it, because your native language is not known here. And after a while, you even start thinking in that language. This is called immersion in the language environment. In addition, it is a good opportunity to get acquainted with the culture of the British and feel for a while a resident of this country, as if transferred to another life.
Many schools in England offer English courses. All courses can be divided into short-term and long-term. Short-term calculated from two weeks to six months. These courses are suitable for those who do not want to leave their home country for a long time, but want to systematize their knowledge of English and get a real conversation practice with native speakers. These courses do not have fixed deadlines and can be started at any time. Long-term courses are those designed for more than half a year. These courses start on certain dates on a monthly or quarterly basis. These courses are focused on preparation for language exams, for admission and study at colleges and universities in England, for admission and study in the magistracy. These courses focus on academic English. A long stay in England helps to better understand the culture of England and helps to increase efficiency in language learning.
On the first day, before classes, newcomers are tested or interviewed, which determines the level of English. Participants are divided into groups according to the test results and the level of each group is the same. During the training, tests can be transferred either to a stronger or to a weaker group. Classes are held every day except weekends, i.e. Saturday and Sunday, as well as holidays.
You can live in a family, or in a student hostel, hotel, or rent an apartment. The family live more interesting, you can live the life of the British, and it costs relatively inexpensive, about $ 20 per day, cheaper than all other options. In addition, even coming home, there will be an opportunity to practice English. Although there are drawbacks – will have to adapt to the lifestyle of the family.
When staying in a student hostel will be more independent, will distribute their time. But there could be inconvenience with the preparation of homework. If you are used to learning in silence, then this accommodation is not for you. And it is better to choose something quieter. If you do not want to change your usual way of life, you can rent an apartment. It is better to do campaign of 2-5 people, less work. The cost will depend on the distance, the number of rooms, the quality of furniture, etc. On average, you need to count on $ 120 per day.
The weather in England is unpredictable. May the day be changed several times. Therefore, it is necessary to dress appropriately and it is desirable to carry an umbrella. As a precaution. London is a very big city, but there are no skyscrapers and wide streets. Metro vintage, with 19th-century cabins are small, pedestrian crossings were narrow, arched. England is an interesting country, it is worth to go there to get acquainted with the culture of the British, to expand your horizons.