Vic Lau from Osborne, Hong Kong, is on an IELTS exam course at English UK member centre, Language Teaching Centres Eastbourne (LTC Eastbourne), a centre in a historic building which was once the home of a rich family. He is 31 years old.
It is the second time I've been here at LTC in Eastbourne. The first time, two years ago, I saw this school and I decided I wanted to come here. It looked amazing in the photographs. The second time, I thought it is very good and thats why I came back.
The fIrst time I came here I did practical English for fun. This time I am on a nine-month IELTS exam course.
I want to do it because I would like to study a Master's in the UK. I am a graduate in city design from Maito university in Japan, and I've just left my job as buyer and quality control in a major electronics company to do this. I want to do an MBA at Sussex University and then find a job in Hong Kong."
A lot of things are similar between Britain and Hong Kong. British people keep their history. For instance the house I am staying in is 100 years old. In Asia they'd knock it down and build a new one. I like the grandness of it.
The food's ok, similar to Hong Kong. The weather is good, at the weekend I drove though the snow to Stonehenge and Birmingham.
The USA is dangerous. In Australia, the accent is different. The UK is best. It is part of European culture and has a lot more international people. I'd recommend it to my friends."
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