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Introduction to TESOL course

March 19th, 2011Posted by admin

This course is an introduction to TESOL course, it is designed for the trainee with no experience of teaching English as a second language and who wishes to discover his/her own aptitude and suitability before committing him/herself to the expense and length of a full English language teaching qualification course.
Completion of this course will qualify [...]

English The World’s Language

June 30th, 2010Posted by admin

English The World’s Language.
The first significant step in the progress of English towards its status as a world language began through the voyages of English sailors at the end of the 18th century, notably the journeys of Captain Cook in the 1770s. At that time, the number of mother-tongue English speakers in the world is [...]

Why do Americans call themselves Native English Speakers?

April 17th, 2010Posted by admin

Why are Americans called Native English Speakers?
Here at the English Council, the other day, we were asked this question and it has set us all thinking now. It is a fact that many aspects of English are different from American, to such an extent that it could be construed as a different language all together. [...]

The English Language

November 27th, 2009Posted by admin

English is now the universal language of the world, mainly because it is made up from all of the world’s languages. From its conception over 1,540 years ago in England, words from every language have helped to make up the English language. This is the strength of English. The increase of English Learning nowadays throughout the world has [...]