ENGLISH school staying online for 2020

Why Everest is Staying Online for 2020

Our plan is for Everest to remain online for now. We will safely open our doors in 2021 and will carefully begin face-to-face classes again. As you can read below our decision to remain online is based on the best interests, health and safety of our students and  staff.

The current situation

As you know, Covid-19 continues to be a major source of concern both in Ireland and globally. Weighing up the risks and the benefits of reopening our school at this time has been a very difficult and very serious task

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Learn English Online

Learn English Online

Learn English Online Book your Online English Course There has never been a better time to learn English online    Much of the world has been in lockdown for some weeks now. Being at home has become the new normal, and many of us are finding ourselves with more time on our hands than we [...]
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Learn English Online - Morning ritual

Learning English at Home – Advice from a Cognitive Scientist

Learning English at Home

Advice on learning English at home
from Cognitive Science PhD Candidate and Tutor at UCD

In the last week we have been forced to move all of our classes online. We have been amazed by the creativity and adaptability of our teachers and the flexibility and enthusiasm of out students.

We know that studying at home comes with a lot more challenges and the Covid19 situation has put a lot of you into a situation where your normal routines have been turned on their head. As you know Everest was

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Coronavirus Precautions

Coronavirus precautions

While we still do not wish to worry or alarm you, we are continuing to take the threat of this virus seriously and we are placing the safety and wellbeing of our students and staff at the top of our list of priorities. With this in mind we would like to provide you with the following information:

Have you been exposed to the Coronavirus?

If within the last 14 days, you have come to Ireland from an outbreak zone or have been in contact with a

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IELTS Listening Tips

IELTS Listening Tips – IELTS Listening Tips

IELTS Listening Tips

General Tips for the IELTS Listening Exam

Stay focused while you’re listening and then carefully transfer your answers to the answer sheet. 

Use the time when examples are being played to read ahead through the questions – if you’re familiar with the exam you know the format, you don’t need to listen to the long example at the very beginning

You have 30 second at the end of each section to read over answers but this could be better spent looking at the next section

Practice the full exam, at home, lots

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IELTS Speaking tips

IELTS Speaking Tips – IELTS Podcast Ep.3

IELTS Speaking Tips

A few general IELTS speaking tips:

Show the examiner what you can do and use every opportunity to talk – no monosyllabic answers!
Part 1 is “easy” in content but it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use complex grammar and vocabulary. 
Ask the examiner to clarify or repeat if you’re not sure. These types of interactions also show your level of English, they don’t have to be a problem. Say something like “Sorry, could you repeat that”, rather than “eh?” or “what?”
Record yourself on your phone and listen back to improve. You

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IELTS Reading Tips

IELTS Reading Tips – IELTS Ep.2

IELTS Reading Tips

 

IELTS READING TIPS:

In this week’s podcast Conor and Rob discuss the the IELTS reading test. The give you lots of IELTS reading tips, strategies and techniques. As well as this they look at the trickiest reading question, the dreaded True, False, Not Given.

Enjoy and please let us know on Facebook or Instagram if you are enjoying the podcast 🙂

Skimming & Scanning

Skimming and scanning are skills you have to practice. It’s not a natural way, or a comfortable way to read a text. The IELTS is about very, very

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IELTS writing tips

IELTS Writing Tips – IELTS Podcast EP1

IELTS Writing Tips
Everest Podcast Ep 13 – IELTS Writing Tips

IELTS Writing Tips: In this week’s podcast our teachers discuss the exam and offer some IELTS writing tips and techniques. Below are some notes about the exam. You can listen to the podcast here, on Spotify or any podcast app.

The IELTS writing exam

1 hour in total

Two tasks (20 minutes & 40 minutes) but you need to leave time for planning & proofreading.

Task 1 (150 words) – you get a graph, table, chart or diagram and you have to describe, summarise or

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Teaching Business English in Dublin

Business English Courses, Vocabulary, Writing, Books and more

Business English Courses
Business English Courses in Everest Language School Dublin

Everest Language School has introducing a brand new 4 week business English courses for students who are looking to work in an English speaking country or need to improve their English for their job back home!

At Everest Language School, we believe that improving your general level of English including your grammar, speaking, listening and understanding should come first and foremost. However, we also understand that when applying for a job or starting a new job there is lots of specific vocabulary

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Cambridge Writing tasks and listening

Cambridge Listening & Cambridge Writing Tasks – Podcast EP4

Cambridge Writing Tasks & Listen Test

1. Cambridge Writing Tasks – Tips and Strategies
What are some good tips for improving your writing skills generally? 

Practice as much as possible (writing tends to be least practiced skill)
Find a reason to write (start a blog, send emails home, find a “pen pal” etc)
Get someone to correct your writing – highlight, think about, learn from your mistakes
Proofread
Make sure spell and grammar check is on when typing – and pay attention to it!
Use an app or other online tool – Grammarly for example to help you

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