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LanguageCert: Get qualified with the International ESOL at Celtic.

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

We are dedicated to giving you the best opportunities during your stay here at Celtic. Recently we've become an approved test centre for the LanguageCert English Language tests. Not sure what these are? Read our blog to find out more about what the exams consist of, who they're recognised by and more! 

 

 

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Topics: Study English, Study Tip

Learn the truth about going to University in Cardiff

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 22-Sep-2019 15:04:00

Ciaran, one of our interns, recently graduated from Cardiff University. He was kind enough to share his experiences of university life, what opportunities it gave him and what happens next for him. With the new university application cycle starting in September we wanted to know the good, the bad and the ugly bits about becoming a university student - read on to find out more! Don't forget that we have a University Counsellor here at Celtic to help you make applications to the universities of your choice!

 

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Topics: Cardiff, university, United Kingdom

Our summer teacher series: Introducing Jenn

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 13-Sep-2019 15:04:00

During the Summer, Celtic English Academy is at its busiest! So, this summer we have had lots of fantastic new teachers at Celtic. To get to know our summer teachers a bit better we had a chat with Jenn, whose been teaching at Celtic for the last few months.

Who is your teacher? Let us know in the comments below! 😀

 

 

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Topics: Cardiff, Celtic teachers

What you didn't know about Gabby, our Academic Intern

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 08-Sep-2019 15:04:00

After a long summer of working hard it's time to say goodbye to our Academic Intern, Gabby. Gabby spent her summer with the Academic team after a busy 3 years at Cardiff University.

We got to know Gabby a little better before she left; below she tells us all about her experience at Cardiff University, how she coped being so far from home and her favourite places to visit in the city. We'd like to wish Gabby the best of luck for the future! 

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Topics: Cardiff, university, United Kingdom

Our summer teacher series: Introducing Rhiannon

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 06-Sep-2019 15:04:00

During the Summer, Celtic English Academy is at its busiest! So, this summer we have had lots of fantastic new teachers at Celtic. To get to know our summer teachers a bit better we had a chat with Rhiannon, whose been teaching at Celtic since June.

Who is your teacher? Let us know in the comments below! 😀

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Topics: Cardiff, Celtic teachers

Everything you need to know about Jess - Our social activities leader!

Posted by Melissa Wilson on 30-Aug-2019 15:04:00

Celtic English Academy and activities go hand in hand! Not only do we pride ourselves on providing excellent English lessons, we also strive to give you an exciting social life. Social activities are a great way to practice your speaking skills, learn more about British culture, and make friends. So, to give you a better idea about what goes on at our activities and to help you get to know Celtic’s wonderful activity leader, we caught up with Jess!

 

 

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Topics: United Kingdom, Social Activities

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

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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