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From Skype to Downton Abbey: English Language Teaching just keeps getting better

By Tue, Dec 09, 2014 6:05PM UTC Comments Off Pic: AP.

Who could have imagined that the key to success for today’s English language students could be Lady Mary Crawley? Far from a family bonding ordeal (or a treat, perspective depending) to be endured over the Christmas period, Downton Abbey is now being used as a tool for teaching English to the Japanese- and, with students travelling from over 300...

Random acts of kindness after Japan quake

By Sat, Mar 19, 2011 5:29AM UTC 1 Comment Random acts of kindness after Japan quake

Hello. My name is Tina Wilkinson and I work in the International Office at Newman University College. We have all been affected by the terrible events in Japan and as individuals and an institution felt the need to channel our energies into some concrete support. So when we were approached by the five students from...