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In our blog, we keep you up to date with all the school's news and show you life at Wimbledon School of English.

We also give tips on how to improve your English skills or prepare for English examinations. We also offer advice for travelling to the UK when preparing for a study trip.

Wimbledon School of English is the joint No.1 language school in the UK (El Gazette Rankings 2020/21 - based on British Council inspection results) and we look forward to welcoming you to Wimbledon soon!

 

20 Love Island English phrases explained
The best Love Island phrases you need to know Studying English can be tricky. Words can sound the same but not mean the same, have multiple definitions and often a word's meanings can simply change over time. Words we use now often meant something else years before; for example, the word ‘silly’ in the 13th century meant ‘someone to be pitied’ but 300 years later the definition changed to how we know it today. Once a group of people change a word's meaning and it catches on to further regions,...
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Book with Confidence
Updated: 29th April 2021 Wimbledon School of English is delighted to announce its 'Book with Confidence' campaign. You may be thinking about booking an English course in London, or even online, but you are afraid to book in case you have to cancel or postpone at the last minute. Will I be refunded or will I have to pay a penalty fee for cancelling? Don't worry, here at Wimbledon School of English, we have you covered. Students can book courses at the main school, the Junior Summer Centre or online with...
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St.George's Day in England
Happy St George’s Day! 23rd April is an important day in England for two reasons: It is the day William Shakespeare died It is St. George’s Day   English, not British But, being English, we are more likely to celebrate our most famous writer than our national saint. St.George is the patron saint of England – Scotland has St.Andrew and Wales has St.David, while Ireland has the much more popular St.Patrick – but we do not have a national holiday, or a traditional celebration – not...
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Wimbledon School of English & France Langue Launch ‘English in France’ junior summer camps
Updated 31st March 2021: Important Update to English in France Course Because of French Government restrictions for the Nice area, the residence we were using for the summer camp has decided to remain closed for the whole of 2021. We have tried to find an alternative campus in the region but there’s nothing available that is the right quality, so we are concentrating on Biarritz for summer 2021, and expanding the programme with additional capacity and a new programme: English + Sports & Outdoor Activities We...
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