Lifting the Vale on Wales
Created: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 12:30
Cardiff and Vale College was named as ‘best in Wales’ in the EL Gazette rankings, but Jim Shields believes international students will be charmed by the whole country.
Tell us a bit about what is special about Cardiff and Vale College in terms of the English language programmes that you offer.
Cardiff and Vale College (CAVC) has been welcoming international students from all over the world for over 30 years. We have a highly-qualified and experienced staff team here who thrive on working with such interesting students and helping them to progress into their futures.
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Beware ‘busywork’ and grammar geeks
Created: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 12:27
As part of an occasional series about the quirks of teaching different nationalities, Seoul-based teacher and trainer Michael Griffin outlines some useful things to know if you have Korean students in your class
South Korea is now the fourth largest market for international students in the US and Australia – and learning English is exceedingly popular on the peninsula. So as numbers grow, it is all the more important for teachers to understand how their Korean students tick. All statements are based on my personal impressions from working with Korean students, and the usual caveats around stereotypes and generalisations apply.
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