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ESOE is excellent 41 times

ESOE is excellent 41 times

Eastbourne School of English is celebrating its 80th year this year. One of the reasons ESOE has been able to reach such an important milestone is that throughout its history it has continually focused on delivering high quality courses and excellent teaching. Following on from its very successful British Council inspection in June 2015 in which the school achieved 8 overall areas of strength (compared with a UK schools average of 3.6), in May 2016 Eastbourne School of English together with... 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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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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Testimonial from Swiss French student, Gwendoline

Testimonial from Swiss French student, Gwendoline

Testimonial from Gwendoline Mon séjour linguistique à Eastbourne se passe à merveille. J'aime beaucoup la ville qui est très jolie et plutôt calme. De plus il y a beaucoup d'autres endroits à visiter qui ne sont pas loin et très jolis. L'école est très chaleureuse, accueillante et attentive envers ses élèves. Les professeurs sont à la fois professionnels et très sympathiques ce qui motive à apprendre... 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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Eastbourne School of English is a Centre of Excellence

Eastbourne School of English is a Centre of Excellence

        Eastbourne School of English is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English as a foreign language. To obtain accreditation, the school must be inspected regularly and meet very strict criteria. The British Council last inspected and accredited Eastbourne School of English in June 2015. ESOE achieved 8 overall areas of strength, well above the average for BC schools of 3.6. You can read the full report here.  Ac... Read More
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First Winner of Graham Smith scholarship talks about his experience

Rafael Bastos, winner of the first "Graham Smith IATEFL Scholarship" talks about his experience of attending IATEFL, financially supported by the scholarship provided by Eastbourne School of English to commemorate the passing away of a much-loved teacher.  Winning the scholarship To be very honest, when I won the scholarship from the Eastbourne school of English my first thought was: Where exactly is Eastbourne? After a quick google search I found out that it was a charming small city in th... Read More
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Bubble Football – a new craze sweeps ESOE

Bubble Football – a new craze sweeps ESOE

Everyone is familiar with a good old kick-about, however for some this has become a little too predictable and tame… So to spice things up a bit and add some extra excitement, someone decided to add some giant inflatable bubbles into the equation – resulting in an extremely entertaining and humours new sport called Bubble Football. The concept is similar to the original, with players aiming to score against each other – however in this version each player is immersed in a gian... Read More
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