Twin English Centres Blog
Check out our blog for fun articles, student reviews, informative pieces and more!
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.