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Latest Covid Updates June 21st

On 14 June, the Prime Minister announced that as not all the four tests for proceeding to step 4 of the UK government roadmap for the easing of coronavirus restrictions had been met, most of the step 4 openings would be delayed until 19 July....

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Latest Covid Updates 12th May

A slow cautious return to International travel from the 17th May 2021 Countries rated as red, amber, or green for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the rules you must follow to enter England. What you must do when you arrive in England from abroad depends on where you have...

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Latest Covid News 1st March 2021

The pandemic has altered people’s lives in both enormous and small ways.  My name is Verity and I have been writing the updates for both students and staff around the world for LanguageUK. As you are aware last week 22nd March 2021 the UK government announced a...

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Covid Updates 15th February 2021

This is an unprecedented event that is constantly evolving and affects everyone around the world. We will be constantly monitoring the situation to provide you with the most up-to-date information as possible. LanguageUK is open for online classes, please check out what is available for you,...

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Covid Updates 18th January 2021

When you arrive in the UK, you will need to bring extra documentation because of coronavirus (COVID-19). You will need to have: a completed passenger locator form proof of a negative coronavirus test from 4am on 18 January You will need to provide a negative coronavirus test...

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Covid Update 6th January 2021

LanguageUK is open for online and keeping our students safe is our absolute priority. You can book with confidence. After the Prime minister’s announcement of a national lockdown in England on the 4th January 2021 we have now moved into a lock down until the 15th February...

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BREXIT Guide for 2021

BREXIT 2021 AND TRAVELLING TO THE UK -A GUIDE TO THE CHANGES FOR EU/EEA/SWISS STUDENTS With the end of 2020 fast approaching and of the transition period with Europe, many parents and students may be worried about travelling to the UK in 2021. The good news...

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Canterbury Cathedral

Canterbury cathedral  click here to listen to audio Canterbury Cathedral - An architectural gem right in the centre of the city! The origins Canterbury Cathedral is an English Gothic cathedral located in Canterbury, near the southeast coast of England. It was established by the monk, St. Augustine, in 603...

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Charles Dickens and his links to Kent

It is 15o years since the death of the famous author Charles Dickens.  He famously wrote stories about all social classes living during the Victorian era.  LanguageUK is based in Canterbury which is in the county of Kent.  Charles Dickens spent some of his childhood...

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What is IELTS?

IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is an exam designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. It covers the four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking. There are...

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Brexit and study in the UK

Dear students,  ex-students, agents and prospective customers, Some of our agents have been worried that the 'Brexit' process, the UK leaving the EU, means that they are not welcome in the UK any more. There is absolutely no need to worry. And in fact Brexit carries one...

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English Grades Scale

How do I find my English level?

Increasingly, your employer wants to know that your English is good enough for your job. That means understanding what you hear and read, and being able to make people understand what you say and write. That is the reason why more and more people are asking...

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English course in the UK?

If you are dreaming about taking an English course in the UK this year, here are some factors to consider: TIME How much time do you have? To learn anything, you need to devote time to it. Taking a few weeks away from your normal routines in...

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Celebrity in Broadstairs It was in late November 2014 that celebrity last came to Broadstairs. On my way to school one morning I noticed that the high street had been closed off. It had also been cleared of cars, and a few old classic vehicles were...

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Cambridge Advanced course

We offer regular Cambridge Advanced (CAE) Preparation Courses. Please call or write to us and we will send you all the dates. At the time of writing our next course starts Monday 19th October, with exams offered at the local centre on Saturday 12th December. What is the...

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English on the Internet

The world-wide-web is a vast and confusing repository of materials for practising and improving your English. Every so often we will share some of the sites that we think will help you. This week we saw three interesting sites. Visual Thesaurus - vocabulary The first is 'Visual Thesaurus',...

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Happy New Year video

December has been a busy busy month.  Well done to Francesca and Claire for getting excellent IELTS results (grade band 6 and 7). Coming to the end of term now and what a lovely term it's been.  Teachers and students have worked very hard,  we've...

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Mid week at LanguageUK

I was very sorry to see Simeon and Romy leave today.  We will miss them both.  I hope they have a good journey back home to Bulgaria tomorrow.  Simeon mentioned that he would like to return with more of his family next Spring which will...

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FCE Passes – well done!!

Well done to Alessia from Italy and Isabel from Spain.  We have just received their FCE results and they both passed!!  Great news girls.  You both worked very hard and deserved to pass.  Thanks Sam for, as always, the great teaching and support....

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New FCE preparation course

We still have a few places left on our first certificate of English course starting Monday 8th October.  See  for more information....

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