Get up-to-date with British news and culture with English UK!Every week, we summarise the news to give you some insight into what is happening in Britain, and what people are talking about.
Here in the UK we have two traditional festivals during just one week in late autumn! Halloween comes first, on October 31. A few days later, on November 5, we celebrate Bonfire Night.
English UK membership has just reached an all-time high. Tellus Plymouth has just become the 446th member of the organisation!
Agents are increasingly interested in working with language centres outside the best-known destinations of London and the South of England. At this year's StudyWorld, some schools noticed a new interest from agents, simply because of their location.
English UK will once again be at the VIECA fairs in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from 11 - 15 November.
Come and see us at the agent event in Hanoi (Fortuna Hotel) on 11 November. Or we will be at the student fair in Hanoi (Daewoo Hotel) on 12 November from 14:00 - 19:30, and in Ho Chi Minh City (Rex Hotel) on 14 November from 9:00 - 17:00.
British pubs are famous throughout the world. Many visitors and students like to spend time in British pubs during their stay. But not everybody knows about traditional UK beer, often called real ale.
Once again, English UK will be present at the IEFT exhibitions in Turkey from 17-24 October.
Come and visit us in Ankara (Sheraton Hotel & Convention Centre) on 17 October, Izmir (Hilton Hotel) on 19 October, Bursa (Holiday Inn Hotel) on 21 October, and Istanbul (Hilton Hotel) on 23/24 October.
Visitors to the UK are being reassured about their safety after the US issued a travel alert about Europe last week.
The American government issued a travel "advisory" warning of possible terror attacks in Europe, and urging its citizens to be "cautious" when travelling. But Americans were not urged to avoid Europe, and the advice is not at the highest level of alert.