Takahiro Hashimoto, from Japan, was a whisky salesman for a Japanese import company until he studied English at English UK member Live Language in Glasgow. Now he is doing a completely different job.
I was travelling around Scotland by myself and I booked myself on an English course at Live Language just for one day.
At that time, I could hardly communicate with native speakers so I consulted the School Director, Adell Mitchell, about how to study English, what to do, where was the best place to live in Glasgow and so on.
One year later, I came to live in Glasgow and started learning English at Live Language.
I made new friends immediately at the school, I enjoyed Glaswegian and Celtic music every weekend, I adored the Scottish culture and I was taught English by kind, friendly teachers.
I studied for nearly a year at the school and my English skills improved a lot. I studied English every day at the school and I enjoyed Glaswegian life after my lessons.
Yes. I recently changed my career from working as a whisky sales officer for a Japanese import company - to working as an English Teacher at Nisco (or cram school) in Japan. This was a big career change for me and Live Language in Glasgow was very important in helping me achieve this goal.
I absolutely insist that studying in the native country is the best way to learn English. Please challenge yourself with a new life and with new pals!