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Monique Berthier is 59 and comes from France, where she works as an assistant manager. She has studied at English UK member English Language in the Lakes (Nab Cottage) twice.
Students arriving for their courses at a Sheffield English school could easily think they have gone to the wrong place. For the new home of A+ English looks very much like Buckingham Palace in London.
The whole of the UK is covered in snow at the moment, which is very unusual. There has not been such a cold winter for 30 years! Students learning at Oxford House School of English have seen 20cm of snow this week.
The English Profile project has just launched a free Word of the Week feature by drawing from the new English Profile Wordlists.