London coffee culture
For a nation better known for its love of tea (we’re third in the world for consumption, behind Ireland and Turkey) the UK has a long and interesting relationship with that other hot, brown, caffeinated drink: coffee. We still don’t drink half as much of the stuff as the Dutch, but with the number of […]
Places to visit in London
Here at Avalon School we like to recommend interesting places to visit in London. In our previous article about London, “The coolest things to do in London“, we talked about some unusual and fun things you can do around our city. This time we want to give you some tips about places to visit in London. Have you […]
How can I pay to study abroad?
Do you want to study an English course abroad? In this blog, we will show you the best ways to pay to study abroad for your course. PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD Paying by credit card is one of the easiest, quickest and safest ways to pay to study abroad. We accept all major credit cards […]
How to book student accommodation for my course
We can offer you a large choice of student accommodation in London, from Zone 1 (Central London) to Zone 4 (suburbs) for when you want to study abroad with us. We can reserve student accommodation for both short-term and long-term studies. If you prefer to stay near the school we have that option for you, […]
IELTS Preparation course
IELTS scores are recognised by universities and colleges, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies. British universities and other centres of education generally require IELTS level 6.0 or higher as evidence of language ability. Who is the course for? Students who want to prepare for the IELTS exam and who are unavailable to study during the […]
Enjoy a huge variety of music in London
London is one of the most beautiful, vibrant and creative cities in the world, so it’s impossible to feel that you’ve experienced everything London has to offer As Dr. Samuel Johnson said, ‘When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life’. Our city is the home of so many world famous musicians, […]
WHAT ARE THE COOLEST THINGS TO DO IN LONDON?
Enjoy London! Have fun talking to people, discovering new cultures and making new friends. This is the best part of London life Studying abroad allows you not only to learn a new language but also to learn a new lifestyle! The experience of studying in London allows you to explore the city by visiting its […]
Do you like wine? Did you know that Avalon School is not far from new English Wine Regions?
Most think of Brits more as wine drinkers and not winemakers 1) Traditionally seen as struggling with an unhelpfully cold climate, the English and Welsh wine industry has recently been helped by warmer summers and global warming. So far the last few decades have been growing grapes even in England. In particular England started to […]
Learn useful expressions in English
As with every language, English speakers have a variety of expressions we use which can cause confusion to those learning. We’ve collected some of the staff at Avalon School’s favourites for you here. Try and use them next time you’re talking English! Holiday blues A type of sad mood that people get coming back […]
Football as a Religion
English football has its own lifestyle in UK. British people are massive fans of their teams and they love to spend time together while watching the match in a pub or a stadium. Five top Premier League football teams are based in London, so we also have a thriving football culture. Football was born […]