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Eastbourne School of English and ELC Brighton – re-brand

Eastbourne School of English and ELC Brighton – re-brand

Exciting news from Eastbourne School of English and ELC Brighton Following the merger of Eastbourne School of English with The English Language Centre in Brighton in 2010, we have been working very closely together as one organisation with a combined experience of more than 130 years. We feel the time is now right to move to 1 common brand with 1 logo and 1 brochure to ensure greater clarity about the relationship of the 2 schools which are run by the educational charity The English Language Cen... Read More
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English Courses in England for Over 50s

English Courses in England for Over 50s

English Courses in England for 50+ English courses for over 50s are an increasingly popular choice for those looking to learn English and gain language confidence while learning about local culture. We look at the example of Eastbourne on the south coast of England. It’s one of the most popular places for over 50s to learn and the perfect place to explore because of the beautiful Sussex countryside, villages, castles and gardens. Am I too Old to Learn English? Absolutely not! You’re ... Read More
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New website for Eastbourne School of English & ELC Brighton

New website for Eastbourne School of English & ELC Brighton

While we have been celebrating Eastbourne School of English’s 80th birthday with a 1930s themed party, we have also been working hard on the new ESOE website which has just gone live and shows we are not resting on our laurels! The new site has a fresh design and much greater functionality including features such as Live Chat and an advanced bookings system. It also reinforces the link with our partner school ELC Brighton which also has a new site – you may notice some similarities. ... Read More
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Eastbourne School of English 80th birthday celebrations!

Eastbourne School of English 80th birthday celebrations!

On Saturday 30 April 2016, Eastbourne School of English had a party to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the founding of the school. Staff and students from the school welcomed the Worshipful the Mayor of Eastbourne, Councillor Janet Coles, the Member of Parliament for Eastbourne, Caroline Ansell, host families, friends, local partners, members of the board and management of The English Language Centre and former staff. The school was established in the summer of 1936 by Miss Frances B... Read More
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English plus Horse Riding in Eastbourne

English plus Horse Riding in Eastbourne

At Eastbourne School of English, we are delighted to announce the launch of a new course to complement our existing English + leisure programmes. Available all year round from May 2016, General English plus Horse Riding is a course for anyone over 16. No previous experience is required!  In the mornings students study on the General English course in a multi-national class at their level. For 3 afternoon per week students will have horse-riding lessons led by an experienced trainer. Lessons... Read More
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Interviews with the team: Jay talks to us about English food

Interviews with the team: Jay talks to us about English food

Jay Sokolova, Accommodation & Welfare Officer at ESOE, is originally from Latvia but has been living in Eastbourne for 8 years. Jay talks to us about English food: "When I first came to the UK I didn’t know much about English food. I originally come from Latvia, a country where we eat a lot of soups, salads, smoked meat and fish. There is also a wide selection of cheese, bread and cakes. Our first trip to the supermarket was interesting! Even though I couldn’t find the foods I am... Read More
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Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Isabel "Prenez votre courage à deux mains et osez partir à l’étranger apprendre une autre langue. C’est un choix que vous ne regretterez pas et vous vous en souviendrez toute votre vie. Je suis partie 6 mois à Eastbourne où j’ai vécu une expérience inoubliable. C'est une petite ville calme mais à la fois formidable. Il y a plein de petits bars, des discothèques, et un magnifiqu... Read More
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Interviews with the team: Keren talks to us about being a homestay provider

Interviews with the team: Keren talks to us about being a homestay provider

Keren works as administration assistant here at Eastbourne School of English. She is often one of the first people that students meet when they arrive at the school, and she is in charge of organising our Fifty Plus social programmes. Keren is also a host mum and talks about why she enjoys the experience. "I love being a host mum and we have been a host family for 7 years. I feel it is one of the most rewarding jobs you can do for yourself, your family and the students. I certainly don’t d... Read More
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80 weeks of scholarships for 80 years

80 weeks of scholarships for 80 years

This year Eastbourne School of English is celebrating its 80th anniversary. The school was established in the summer of 1936 by Miss Frances Batchelor who had the dream of encouraging young people to learn the English language and to build friendships between the nations of the world. It became a not-for-profit educational charity in 1966 to ensure that her dream could continue, and to be a champion for the highest standards in English language teaching. Today Eastbourne School of English is sti... Read More
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ESOE Graham Smith IATEFL Scholarship winner 2015

ESOE Graham Smith IATEFL Scholarship winner 2015

Every year Eastbourne School of English provides the Graham Smith scholarship to help support an English teacher to attend the IATEFL Conference in the UK. The scholarship scheme was set up in the memory of Graham Smith, a much-loved teacher at the school. The 2015 winner of the scholarship was Pınar Yeni-Palabiyik from Turkey. Here she talks about the experience and what it meant to her:  IATEFL: MAKING DREAMS COME TRUE This report is a story of a novice language teacher wh... Read More
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