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Take a plateful of tiny sandwiches, some delicious cakes and a pot of tea, and you have a great English tradition. And you also have a fantastic way of learning English the fun way.
Make the most of your free time when studying here with our series of things to do and try. Since the UK has had a lot of rainy weather lately, we have put together a list of ten things you can do when it's cold and wet outside.
It doesn't snow heavily very often in the UK. But it never snows in many parts of the world, so language students from places like Peru and Saudi Arabia had a really special treat on their English courses this month.
Photo: Students at International House Salisbury enjoying the snow
Part of the culture of living and studying in the UK will be spending evenings in the pub (the English version of a bar) with your new friends.
One English school has made it particularly easy for shyer students to sample this part of local life. It has got its own pub in the building.
Make the most of your free time while studying in the UK with our series of things to do and try. Since the pound has weakened in recent months, here's ten things you could try while the exchange rate is good.