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This week's student voice is from Alice from Belgium

Posted by Marie Davies on 21-Aug-2019 15:44:00

At Celtic English Academy we value our students' feedback and their opinions, always using them to refine and improve the experiences of our future students coming to study with us in Cardiff

Here is what Alice from Belgium  had to say about her time with us at Celtic! She stayed for 4 weeks in Homestay with our lovely Homestay Provider, Deborah!


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Topics: homestay, Student Testimonial

Our Junior Summer Programme team from North Wales

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 16-Aug-2019 15:04:00

At the end Junior Summer Programme in Bangor, North Wales we'd like to say thank you to all of the staff that participated.  Here are just a few more of the staff who have made it all possible.

Much like our students at Celtic in Cardiff the students in North Wales visit to improve their English and join in with lots of fun activities. Our programme offers a good balance of culture, sport and entertainment with lots of opportunity to make new friends!  

 

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Topics: Study English, Junior Summer Programme

Conversation Cafe: The Power of Friendship

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 12-Aug-2019 15:04:00

To celebrate making friends across the world we spent some time in our weekly conversation cafe talking to our students about what Friendship means to them. 

 

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Topics: Study English, Study Tip

Monttinee from Thailand is this week's Student Voice

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 05-Aug-2019 15:04:00

At Celtic English Academy we value our students' feedback and their opinions, always using them to refine and improve the experiences of our future students.

Read what Monttinee from Thailand had to say about her experience with us:

  • Name: Monttinee
  • Nationality: Thai
  • Duration at Celtic English Academy: 8 Weeks
  • Accommodation: Homestay

 

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Topics: Student Testimonial

Great British traditions: Creating the perfect picnic

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 03-Aug-2019 11:00:00

Our Academic Intern, Gabby, loves to picnic in the summer.

She tells us more about how to create the perfect British picnic, where to go in and around Cardiff for the best picnic locations and the foods you can try.

Do you have any recommendations for different picnic locations, or some picnic foods from your country? Leave your ideas in the comments! 

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Topics: United Kingdom, Social Activities

Meet the team: Our Junior Summer Programme staff

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 29-Jul-2019 15:04:00

Our Junior Summer Programme has started in Bangor, North Wales and we're keen to introduce you to some key members of staff who will be helping us out for the summer.

Our programme offers a good balance of culture, sport and entertainment with lots of opportunity to make new friends! Meet some of the team below: 

 

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Topics: Study English, Study Tip

Louise from Belgium is this week's Student Voice

Posted by Marie Davies on 23-Jul-2019 15:04:00

At Celtic English Academy we value our students' feedback and their opinions, always using them to refine and improve the experiences of our future students.

Here is what Louise from Belgium had to say about her experience with us:

  • Name: Louise
  • Age: 21
  • Nationality: Belgian
  • Duration at Celtic English Academy: 5 months
  • Accommodation: Lumis Student Residence
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Topics: Student Testimonial

IELTS: Top tips on how to pass

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 16-Jul-2019 15:04:00

It's no secret that IELTS is considered to be one of the most difficult English Language tests to take - we hope the information below will help you achieve the results you need.

We caught up with our Marketing Officer, Narumi, who took her IELTS test in April for a visa application. Read what she has to say about how to prepare, what to expect and how she found her test day in London.  

 

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Topics: Study English, Study Tip

A Big hello from Celtic's Academic Intern

Posted by April Pugh on 15-Jul-2019 15:02:26

A Trip Around the World via Food in Cardiff!

Hello, my name is Gabrielle and I’m the new academic intern for Celtic English Academy! I’m from York, which is in the north of England, but I have just finished my English Literature degree at Cardiff University, so I’ve lived here for three years now! I love living in Cardiff; it feels like a second home to me.

In my first blog post I thought I’d tell you a little bit about my experience of Cardiff. More specifically, my experience of all the incredible restaurants and cafes on offer, as I love food! There’s an abundance of great places to eat in Cardiff, allowing you to taste different food from all over the world.

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Topics: Celtic Life

Personal Statement writing made EASY

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 27-Jun-2019 15:45:00

Your personal statement = YOU.

We all know that writing about yourself is going to be difficult, especially if English isn’t your first language. If you want to apply to a UK university, they are going to ask for a personal statement; your personal statement is an important part of the application process as it lets universities know why you want to study with them.

Unfortunately, there is no magic formula that will make it easier to write, it’s going to be difficult! But we’ve outlined a few tips which will make personal statement writing easy.

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Topics: University Counselling

Hello, we are Celtic English Academy

We teach English today, so you can start your tomorrow.

We are a friendly and welcoming English language centre in the heart of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. We have been providing English language courses for over 10 years.

Whether you are looking to improve your English for your career, to go to university or simply to be able to communicate more effectively in our global world of today, we can help you meet your goals.

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