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  • Shakespeare Lives in 2016 - impact of UK ELT's destination UK campaign in China
    28 July 2016

    Shakespeare Lives is an unprecedented programme of events and activities running throughout this year, exploring Shakespeare as a living writer who still speaks for all people and nations. Discover how successful our 'ShakespeareLives:Play your Shakespeare' China campaign has been.

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  • English UK is pleased to welcome two new members of staff
    25 July 2016

    English UK is pleased to welcome Marin Daley as Membership Services Officer (maternity cover) and Stefanie Zauner as Market Development Assistant in the international team.

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  • This week's UK news: 22 July 2016
    22 July 2016

    Prince George is 3, wearing high heels can injure women, old-fashioned UK summer activities disappear, and how you can see Henry VIII's favourite warship close up.


    Every week, we summarise the UK news to help you understand what is happening in Britain, and what people are talking about.

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  • Almost £2,000 raised for English UK Three Peaks Challenge
    21 July 2016

    Thank you to the many English UK members, partner agencies, friends and colleague who have sponsored the English UK Three Peaks Challenge so far.

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  • Chinese entrepreneurs learn negotiating skills in Brighton
    19 July 2016

    When The English Language Centre in Brighton had a request to put on a taster session for a group of Chinese visitors, they were happy to help.

    Whether learning legal English with a lawyer or focusing on crystal clear vowel sounds, English UK member centres like to meet customer demand.

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  • This week's UK news: 14 July 2016
    14 July 2016

    UK gets new Prime Minister, 3,200 British people strip naked for artist, Andy Murray wins Wimbledon and more changes at Top Gear. 

    Every week, we summarise the UK news to help you understand what is happening in Britain, and what people are talking about.

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  • Rebranded ELT school officially reopens during Welsh national festival
    13 July 2016

    English UK member the Mulberry School of English chose the Langollen International Eisteddfod celebrations for its official re-opening after a complete makeover.

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  • English UK staff climb (almost) every mountain to raise money for memorial fund
    11 July 2016

    The English UK team is climbing the UK's highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales in just 24 hours in memory of late Chief Executive Eddie Byers.

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  • VisitBritain 'giant' tourism campaign launched to celebrate Roald Dahl's 100th anniversary
    7 July 2016

    In the run-up to the 100th anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, and the film adaption of The BFG (Big Friendly Giant), VisitBritain in collaboration with Disney has launched a £350,000 international 'Where Giant Dreams come to Life' tourism campaign. This  campaign showcases a selection of giant landmarks in Britain. 

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  • Very different and very beautiful: student interview on studying in Northern Ireland
    5 July 2016

    I didn't know anything about Northern Ireland, only that the Titanic was built in Belfast, so it was very impressive for me to see all the beauty.

    Find out more about Cesar Fernandez's experience studying English in Northern Ireland.

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  • This week's UK news: 4 July 2016
    4 July 2016

    Wimbledon players take towels home with them, Adele is bestselling artist again, Welsh football team does well in the Euros and nicer-tasting strawberry comes to British supermarkets. 

    Every week, we summarise the UK news to help you understand what is happening in Britain, and what people are talking about.

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