Chaucer College says goodbye to our Japanese students after their 5 month stay in the UK. Much laughter and many tears as the teachers and activity leaders say their last farewells to the students after an amazing year. A beautiful farewell ceremony at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge yesterday gave the students an opportunity to reflect on their time here. Certificates were presented by the Principal a ...[Read More]
A lively group of Italian children enjoyed a busy week in Canterbury with language lessons in the morning and classroom based projects to provide lots of speaking practice in the afternoon. Dover Castle, Oxford and Cambridge were successful visits in spite of the cold weather.
A group of 60 Japanese high school students left the college today after a stimulating 4 week visit to Canterbury. Trips included Rochester Castle, the British Museum, Greenwich and a Thames river trip as well as a trip on a punt during the Cambridge visit. Afternoon activities offered students the chance to use their English to have a go at baking and to invent their own sport, as well as going ...[Read More]
This summer saw the arrival of the first groups of Chinese students to our Canterbury and Broadstairs centres and we look forward to welcoming many more Chinese students over the coming year. Feedback from the groups has been excellent and winner of best testimonial received to date goes to Maple Du: “We love the sunny days, the green grass and the blue sea, even the English summer with rai ...[Read More]
This two - week IELTS course is an intensive preparation for the Academic IELTS examination, with exam techniques and practice as its focus. It is designed for those who know that training in the exam format will help to make sure they can get the best result possible.
This course will be sure to help young people get to know the world's number one writer! Find out about Shakespeare the man and his times in a course that brings him alive and makes his writing accessible. Students will experience the richness and beauty of Shakespeare's writing and its relevance today, even over 400 years after his death.
These courses will help teenagers to understand the people who have helped to create Britain's unique identity, such as Jane Austen, author of "Pride and Prejudice", Arthur Conan Doyle - the creator of Sherlock Holmes, or The Beatles, one of Britain's most famous cultural icons, amongst others.
Appealing to all lovers of history, warfare or architecture, Chaucer College Canterbury will be running Castle-themed courses in 2014-15. Britain is famous for its castles, most of which were built during the Middle Ages (c.1000-1500). A castle could be a home, a centre for administration and justice, a way of keeping the population under control and to attack from.
Chaucer College Canterbury will be running Theatre and Drama-themed courses. This is the perfect course for young people who have an interest in theatre, drama and performance. In morning classes, students will use English to take part in drama workshops and theatre skills classes incorporating improvisation, scriptwriting, developing character and stagecraft. Afternoon and or evening activities ...[Read More]
Famous author Charles Dickens was a regular visitor to Broadstairs, Kent in the 1850s and 1860s. Spending many summer holidays in the seaside town, it is through Dickens came to seek inspiration for some of his most popular novels.