Academic style!

Summer courses are over and it’s time to get down to the real work! Of course, many international students haven’t been on summer courses at all and will be going straight onto their university courses because their English is already good enough. Or is it?? Last year I had a few very fluent students who … Read more

Surviving your summer course

Around this time every year I always write a post aimed at students who are doing English language summer courses at university. You should take advantage of this opportunity to settle in and find your way around. Some general words of advice to help you complete your course successfully: 1.¬†Hand in your work on time. … Read more

Tips for Students Studying Abroad in the United States

Thanks to Brain Track for the following guest post. Tips for Students Studying Abroad in the United States The United States is a popular place to study abroad. More than 672,000 international students were enrolled in US colleges and universities in 2008-2009. International students have a variety of US schools to choose from. Let’s take … Read more

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everybody! I wish you all success in your studies in 2011! The start of a new year is the perfect time to start thinking about all the good healthy things you should be doing to improve your life (and you studies!). Here are my suggestions for activities that will help you learn … Read more