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Summer Duo student matching service 2017

Summer Duo student matching service 2017

Summer Duo is a student matching service that Homelingua offers during the summer period of July and August. Students can request to be matched up with another international student studying the same course. Bucksmore Homelingua will match students based on gender, age group and English level and we make sure that students are matched with…

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IDIOMS

IDIOMS

To make your English more colourful, avoid sticking to grammar books and learn some of the most used idioms both in written and spoken language. You have certainly heard a few of them if you usually watch movies and television in English. But what do we mean by idiom? It is a peculiar phrase that…

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Challenging English Apps

Challenging English Apps

A new free app for both Android and iOS has been created by Cambridge English for English learners that now can challenge other students around the world in a quiz game. Its main aim is to encourage healthy competition among English language learners. Quiz your English has been developed by those who produce the IELTS…

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SOME TIPS TO LEARN ENGLISH EFFECTIVELY

SOME TIPS TO LEARN ENGLISH EFFECTIVELY

We know that English is one of the most spoken languages in the world and learning it is a really hard task. That’s why we can give you some useful tips whether you are in an English speaking country or in your own country: Buy a monolingual dictionary for beginners because it will help you…

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

In a few days the United Kingdom will celebrate the Sunday dedicated to mothers. This festival occurs all over the world at different times of the year. Let’s focus on the main differences between Great Britain and Italy? The origins of this festivity date back to ancient Greece. In spring they used to celebrate female…

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Edinburgh

Edinburgh

Edinburgh is one the most interesting cities in the United Kingdom famous also because it inspired some popular fictitious characters like Sherlock Holmes, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Harry Potter. This city has been the capital of Scotland since 1437 and is full of tourist attractions that are World Heritage Sites. Edinburgh is also…

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A tour in Portobello Road

A tour in Portobello Road

If you really like markets and you are a fan of Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant you cannot miss a tour of Portobello Road! This is one of the most famous markets in London and it is a must visit when you go to Notting Hill. Although in the past it was considered to be…

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A Sunday in the Daffodils

A Sunday in the Daffodils

If you want to spend a Sunday in London we suggest you start with a tour of Hyde Park! There are lots of ways to get there such as the Circle, District, Central and Piccadilly lines. This is exactly what we did on our last weekend… Once we arrived at Hyde Park we saw a…

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The spectacular Lord Mayor’s Show

The spectacular Lord Mayor's Show

In 1215, the King was issued a Royal Charter, allowing the City of London to have their own Mayor. Every year, the newly elected Mayor would have to travel to Westminster where they would swear loyalty to the Crown. The Mayor has now completed this journey for 800 years with the journey made a spectacle…

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Poppies on Remembrance Day

Poppies on Remembrance Day

Honouring the heroic efforts, achievements and sacrifices made in the past wars, 2 minutes of silence is made on the 11th November every year. The main remembrance day is the second Sunday of the month in November marked by events such as memorial services, church services and parades. National commemorations take place in the City…

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