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TEFL Training for Experienced Teachers

Posted 30/03/2022
Amy

TEFL, which stands for ‘Teaching English as a Foreign Language’, is a career move that many experienced teachers dream of making. Why? There are many reasons why teachers wish to take the plunge and teach English abroad. From living in a different country to adding a new dimension to your C.V. – the list is

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5 Most Beautiful Places in Ireland

Posted 25/02/2022
Amy

The island of Ireland is renowned for its rolling green landscapes, charming rural towns and historic city centres. It’s safe to say that it is one of the most stunning places you can visit as well as live and study in. But where exactly are the best places to go to make the most of

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Top Places to Experience Traditional Irish Culture

Posted 09/02/2022
Amy

Belfast is a popular place where many people come to immerse themselves in classic Irish culture. The city exudes a special sense of humour, creativity, tradition and warmth that is much-loved across the globe. Whether you’re simply visiting or staying for the long-term, you’ll instantly feel like you’re at a home away from home!  But

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Kenneth Brannagh’s Belfast

Posted 21/01/2022
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Belfast the Film  Belfast, the film premiered at Queens Film Theatre last night here in Belfast and some of our staff and students went after class to check it out. The film has been one of the most anticipated releases of the year and did not disappoint. It was a great opportunity to learn more

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Study CELTA at IH Belfast

Posted 21/01/2022
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Welcome to International House Belfast Perhaps you want to improve your English, or become an English teacher. Either way, you have come to the right place. We offer a range of courses for all needs. We offer general English classes (A1-C2), preparation for IELTS and Cambridge English exams (FCE, CAE and CPE) and intensive courses/

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Top Tips on How to Prepare for IELTS

Posted 29/11/2021
Amy

For any exam of any intensity – preparation is always the key to success. Often, the hardest part is finding techniques that best suit your learning style, so you can properly absorb the information you need to achieve a good score.  The best way to combat this is by taking top tips from education experts.

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Green Standards Schools

Posted 17/11/2021
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Green Standard Schools is a global, not-for-profit association of language schools that are seriously committed to protecting the environment. IH Belfast is proud to have co-founded an accreditation to encourage green language schools and to reduce the carbon output associated with international travelling. GSSs aim in a nutshell: To lessen the impact that language teaching

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Locations! Locations! From Narnia to Winterfell via Lilliput

Posted 11/11/2021
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Belfast, Northern Ireland, has long since attracted filmmakers from all over the world with its lush landscapes that serve as the perfect backdrop for their cinematic creations. Northern Ireland offers countless stunning locations, from beautiful coastlines to idyllic villages, mountains, glens, and loughs, as well as bustling cities with diverse architectural styles. Across the years,

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How to Test Your English Level for IELTS

Posted 20/09/2021
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If you’re applying for a visa for work or study in the UK, you’ll need to do well on your IELTS test. So, you may be wondering how do you test your English level for IELTS? This is important, so that you can set realistic goals, and prepare properly for your test. Of course, most

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7 Amazing Day Trips from Belfast

Posted 19/08/2021
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One of the essential parts of international student life is getting the chance to travel, explore, and practice your English in a range of settings. Luckily, you’ll have the chance to take day trips from Belfast to towns and cities all over the UK and Ireland. Belfast is well connected by bus, rail, sea and

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