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Plays you must see on Shakespeare Day

Apr 23, 2018

Find out how you can celebrate National Shakespeare Day this year.

 

International Day of Monuments and Sights

Apr 18, 2018

Take a well deserved break from studying English and celebrate International Day of Monuments and Sites, by exploring these famous London monuments.

 

Spelling rules: Changing 'y' to 'ies'

Apr 16, 2018

Improve your English by learning this very important English spelling rule.

 

7 traditional British dishes you need to try

Apr 09, 2018

Looking for something new to try? Maybe you want to embrace British culture? Have you tried these 7 delicious traditional British dishes?

 

16 clothing related idioms you need to know

Apr 04, 2018

Learn these 16 clothing related idioms and see if you can use them in your daily conversations at our English schools!

 

World Theatre Day: The Best Plays in London

Mar 26, 2018

Celebrate World Theatre Day at the offical event in Paris, or why not do something closer to home, London has many plays and/or musicals that everyone will love.

 

World Poetry Day

Mar 21, 2018

Why not try writing your own poetry to celebrate World Poetry Day? Find out how to write a limerick, a couplet, a haiku or an acrostic poem now.

 

International Ask a Question Day

Mar 14, 2018

To celebrate International Ask a Question Day why not ask someone a question that you really want to know the answer to?

 

14 drink idioms

Mar 12, 2018

Check out these 14 drink related idioms and see how many you can use in your daily conversations.

 

The origins of Mother’s day

Mar 05, 2018

Find out about Mother's Day and how people around the world celebrate this day throughout the year.

 

Spelling rules: I before E, except after C

Feb 28, 2018

Improve your English by learning this very important English spelling rule.

 

Learn to say 'Hello' in 50 languages

Feb 21, 2018

To celebrate International Mother Language Day, why not learn how to say hello in 50 different languages?

 

15 food idioms that you need to know

Feb 19, 2018

See how many of these 15 food related English idioms you or your friends know

 

How to use London transport: using the bus

Feb 14, 2018

Follow our step-by-step guide for beginners on how to use London's buses.

 

Where to wine and dine this Valentine’s Day in Greenwich

Feb 07, 2018

Discover where you and your loved one can go for Valentine's Day in Greenwich. 

 

15 idioms you can use when studying English

Jan 31, 2018

Learn what these 15 idioms mean and use these expressions when you are studying English at Twin!

 

How to use London transport: using the Thames clippers boats

Jan 22, 2018

Follow our step-by-step guide for beginners on how to use London's Thames Clipper boats

 

Brighten up your January in London

Jan 17, 2018

Are your days dark and dull? Then don't miss out on the chance to brighten up your January with Lumiere London artwork displays that are dotted around the city.

 

How to use London transport: using the DLR

Jan 15, 2018

Follow our step-by-step guide for beginners on how to use London's DLR

 

How to use London transport: using the tube

Jan 10, 2018

Follow our step-by-step guide for beginners on how to use London's underground 

 

How to get around London

Jan 03, 2018

Become a professional at getting around London with Twin's top travelling tips.

 

12 unmissable annual London events

Dec 22, 2017

With the year coming to a close, we thought we'd look ahead at exciting events that will be happening next year. Make sure you attend some of these unmissable events in London!

 

5 Christmas markets you should visit this year

Dec 18, 2017

Discover which five Christmas markets you should check out this winter in London

 

The best hot chocolate winter warmers

Dec 14, 2017

There's a crisp kind of cold to the air (as in it is freezing cold!) so we've compiled a list of the ultimate hot chocolates to keep you warm this winter. 

 

5 cities to visit outside of London

Dec 06, 2017

Discover which 5 cities outside of London you need to explore whilst you are in the UK.

 

7 fun things to do in London this week

Nov 23, 2017

Discover our top 7 things to do this week in London (and over the Christmas period)!

 

Our top picks - things to do in the sun

Jul 19, 2016

When the sun is shining, the UK is truly a remarkable place. There are so many things that you can do that are far more exciting when the weather is good. Check out some of our top picks!

 

Eastbourne - the UK's sunniest place to study

Jul 14, 2016

Eastbourne is becoming more and more popular for international students. Here at Twin, we also think that it is a great place to come and study. Read our latest blog post to find out why. 

 

Things to do in London this summer

Jul 06, 2016

When you choose to study at our school on London, you will never be short of exciting things to see and do. Here is a run down of our top 5 things to see and do this summer in London.

 

EU 'Brexit' - a special message

Jun 24, 2016

Are you an EU citizen and you are thinking of studying in the UK? Then you're probably wondering what the EU referendum means for you. Don't worry, you have come to the right place.

 

British vs American English spellings

Jun 22, 2016

At Twin, we compared the spelling of many words in British and American English. Check out our findings and an analysis of some of the differences in spelling rules against those of our friends across the pond. 

 

‘Hiya’ - one mystery word out of a hundred which I needed to discover

May 25, 2016

Our English Plus+ Work Experience student, Verena, talks about her time at Twin. She studied General English at our school in London for one week before carrying out her internship with our marketing and work experience teams. 

 

Common English Phrases in London

May 17, 2016

The English language can be hard enough to learn without all the day-to-day idioms and slang used in the UK... This blog will explain some of the most common, and hopefully make your stay in the UK that little bit easier.

 

Why do we wear the poppy?

At this time of year you'll often see people wearing poppies on their jackets. Find out what this means to the people of Britain.