Express English College Blog

Our Express English College blogs are designed to give you a warm introduction to life at the college and a flavour of what is on offer in the lively city of Manchester. Manchester is world renowned for its eclectic style and vibrant character. With so much to see and do here it is a great environment to immerse yourself in English. The blog also covers a range of interesting English language topics and grammar points, alongside a few British culture and context tidbits!


EEC Team | 8th November 2021

It’s October, and that can only mean one celebration… Happy Halloween! Love it or hate it, Halloween is around the corner and will be celebrated all over the English-speaking world […]

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Black History Month

Express English College is proud to support Black History Month throughout October in the UK. British history has overlooked the narratives and achievements of Black Britons for too long, particularly […]

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7 Tips for a Tip-Top CV

EEC Team | 26th March 2021

By Robert Lewis – ELT Teacher Writing your CV can be a tough task that can seem to take forever, but by employing a few common writing skills, you’ll get […]

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Mother’s Day in the UK

EEC Team | 12th March 2021

This Sunday, March 14, is Mothers’ Day in the UK, also sometimes called ‘Mothering Sunday’. Traditionally British people will visit their mothers, or if that’s not possible, send them a […]

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Government Covid-19 update

EEC Team | 10th March 2021

  Dear Students, Spring is around the corner and at Express English College here in Manchester we feel full of energy to continue doing what we do best, offering high quality […]

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British Folklore

EEC Team | 2nd March 2021

Folklore is an essential part of any culture. If we think about Britain, legends like Robin Hood, King Arthur or the Loch Ness monster come to mind. The EEC team […]

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Manchester- Capital of Football

EEC Team | 1st February 2021

What does the word Manchester mean to you?  There can only be one answer. Manchester means football. In the Red half of town is the most successful club in the […]

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The Benefits of Learning a Language in the Host Country

EEC Team | 12th January 2021

There are no limits to learning a language. Language Immersion programs are beneficial for learners of all ages and provide a more authentic experience of language learning than any other […]

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Towards a Greener English School

EEC Team | 17th December 2020

Express English College is Going Green 2020 has been a year to remember and a year to forget. If it has taught us anything, it is that we need to […]

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Manchester, a city for sport lovers

EEC Team | 16th December 2020

At Express English College, we love to keep up to date with what is going on in the city. That is because we are also part of the cultural calendar […]

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How can I improve my English?

EEC Team | 3rd December 2020

30 ways to improve your English level Ditch the smartphone. Ask someone directions instead of using google maps. Talk to a native speaker! Be responsible for your own learning. Stop […]

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10 Ways to Improve Your Vocabulary

EEC Team | 23rd November 2020

by Carol Norbury       Here at Express English College Manchester we want you to improve all areas of English. How can you improve your vocabulary? Firstly, let’s consider […]

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Bonfire Night

EEC Team | 6th November 2020

At Express English College we think that learning a language goes beyond grammar writing and phonetics. We are certain about the direct impact on the learning process of understanding the […]

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Autumn in Manchester

EEC Team | 3rd November 2020

Now that the  chilly days are coming, EEC would like to give you some ideas to get the most out of your free time if you are new to the […]

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