By Rachel Rowland ( ABC School’s Academic Coordinator ) Living and studying in the U.K can be very daunting as there are many options available for English language courses. You may have heard of the word ‘immersion’ connected to
By Rachel Rowland ( ABC School’s Academic Coordinator ) As Autumn sweeps in, many of us start to think about self-improvement and many contemplate learning a new skill. Within schools and colleges, the new academic year starts in September and
By Rachel Rowland ( ABC School’s Academic Coordinator ) This is the time of year when the weather becomes colder and summer ebbs away once again. The leaves on the trees begin to change colour and fall to the
By Patrick Mayer – Callan Method teacher at ABC School of English Beat around the bush A typical British saying meaning you’re purposely avoiding the topic in question, not speaking directly about the issue. An arm and a leg
By Rachel Rowland ( ABC School’s Academic Coordinator ) Many different teaching approaches have been used, throughout history, to help people acquire new language skills. One very unique method was developed by a man called Robin Callan, a
Les bénéfices du General English et de la Callan Method en totale immersion : L’immersion ! L’immersion dans un pays étranger est la meilleure solution si vous souhaitez progresser en anglais, rapidement et efficacement. C’est aussi la meilleure façon de découvrir
What are false friends? by Colin Cairns, Callan Method teacher at ABC School False friends are words that look or sound the same as or similar to words in a student’s first language but in fact are not so, causing
Firstly, let’s outline briefly what a phrasal verb actually is! Have you ever noticed how when you sometimes add a seemingly tiny word like a preposition or an adverb after a verb, the meaning can completely change? That’s phrasal verbs.
[Traduction de l’article de John Moran, professeur de Callan Method à ABC School of English] Il y a de nombreux journaux disponibles dans les rues de Londres. Par exemple, vous pouvez trouver le « Metro », le matin, ou encore
By Rachel Rowland ( ABC School’s Academic Coordinator ) British music has influenced the lives of so many people. Artists like David Bowie and Queen have provided the soundtrack to the lives of many, including my own, over the years.