English language learning while experiencing all the sights, sounds and spirit of London
For our students who prefer a very dynamic approach to language learning, we have devised exciting and unique study travel packages – My Language Experience programs. What makes them unique is the opportunity to bring the culture of the chosen location into the heart of the learning environment, thus turning language lessons into an unforgettable experience.
Every summer, Verbalists Education & Language Network’s students explore the depths of secret London and wander around the top London museums and attractions while attending the popular My LONDON program. Well, we thought it would also be nice to prepare the list of the things to do in London for our students who will be taking English courses in London during the springtime.
April in London means that the city finally comes alive with warm weather, outdoor pursuits and a whole heap of energetic things to do, so we propose the following activities:
DISCOVER CENTRAL LONDON BY BIKE: Spring has sprung so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t hop on a bike. Even better, do it while admiring London’s most famous landmarks — join this guided cycle tour around the city for an afternoon of fun and fitness. You’ll see Big Ben, The London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace as well as the working City of London and playful West End. The bicycles are comfortable, tours are safe, and suitable for all abilities. £24/£22, 4 April & more dates, 10am, see more here
LEARN HOW TO SHOOT LIKE ROBIN HOOD (suitable for kids from age 14 to age 17 and adults): Ever fancied yourself as a bit of a Robin Hood? Join the hugely experienced 2020 Archery team for your first shooting experience. You’re guaranteed serious fun with bows and arrows & guidance from the best instructors who’ll take the time to get you up and running and see you hitting the target. These ‘get started in archery’ sessions are fun and easy-going. Most importantly you will be shooting safely throughout the experience and (relatively!) accurately by the end of the 1.5 hrs. Your instructor will also introduce you to some key archery expressions (ends, nocks etc). The experience will finish with you learning how to score and participating in a mini-competition. These sessions are held in one of two conveniently located venues in the London Bridge area. Learn a new skill and have fun doing it!See more hereREAD MORE
Reading in between the lines of what Londoners are saying is for tourists and verbalists studying in London just as important as understanding the words themselves. To better prepare you for your first visit to London, we are sharing with you the complete and amazing guide to ‘British-isms’ 🙂
Verbalists continue to make London come alive with its language programs and wonderful stories and videos made by famous Rick Steves, one of the main supporters of our communication and language network. This week we explore the South Bank sites.