CAE writing Part 1 – Essay
by Derrick Smyth
The CAE written test takes 90 minutes and is divided into two parts. Part 1 requires that you write 220-260 words about a given topic, considering both sides of the argument. You will be provided a starting point based on something like information from an advertisement, an email, a short article etc. Here is a sample taken from the Cambridge website.
Your class has attended a panel discussion on facilities which should receive money from local authorities. You have made the
New Dates: Non-EEA on Work Study Visa New Working Periods 2016
Working on Stamp 2 visa
This information applies to student who are in Ireland on an academic year course
If you are on a work-study stamp 2 visa, you are allowed to work for 20 hours for most of the year whether you are attending your course or you are on holidays. However, at certain period, when you are on a holiday from your course, you are allowed to work 40 hours per week. Up until now, full-time work had been allowed in May but not in
Clothes and colours in Arabic! We're making progress in our language marathon to raise funds for Syria. Please help us by supporting this campaign: share, make a small donation, tell your friends ? #morethanwords2016 #learnarabic #humanappeal #everestlanguageschool #languagemarathon
We are still working really hard on our Arabic. This week we have been learning the vocabulary
How can I improve my English listening?
English Listening – Improve your listening by watching TV!
by Éadaoin Curtin
English teacher in Everest
Listening and understanding is often very difficult for language learners. Maybe your listening in the classroom is fine but having conversations and watching tv can be more difficult.
The easiest way to improve your listening outside the classroom is by … watching TV!
BUT it’s very important that you watch series which are interesting to you, you shouldn’t feel like you are studying.
Try watching a TV show
We are getting near our language learning goal. Please help this project and donate on our website. The Syrian people need more than words. #everestlanguageschool #humanappeal #arabic #syria #ireland #dublin #morethanwords2016
Our First Arabic Conversation – More Than Words
We always knew learning a new language was a great challenge, but starting from absolutely zero
Our English School –
Humans of Everest
Our resident blogger Bianca interviewed Alma about her experience of learning English in Everest and living in Dublin. Both Alma and Bianca are enrolled in our evening English course.
Alma is a 19 years old Spanish girl, she studied art and when she will be back in Spain, she is going to start attending a drama school. She loves Dublin architecture and the fact that the houses are not very high, so the sun in the street is even more intense. She loves the Georgian style of
…how to write in Arabic
The Everest teachers are learning how to write in #Arabic. It's not easy! We're doing it to raise money for educational projects in Syria. Please support this project #morethanwords2016 #humanappeal #everestlanguageschool #learnarabic #charity #languagemarathon
We are continuing our challenge, trying to learn as much Arabic as we possibly can in 3