Visit to the Tower of LondonPosted: January 29, 2018
Today I’ve decided to share something from my private blog because what we did is a good idea for language learners too.
In this article, I talk about what we did when I met up with one of my students. I only provide training online, but when one of my students who had been with me for a number of years decided to come to London, we arranged to meet up and go to the Tower of London.
There would have been information available in German, but we used an English audio guide that told us information as we walked around the buildings.
Whether or not you’re in England, information in English is available at many tourist attractions, so when you’re out and about, why not try to learn about the place in English,rather than your native language?
Or, if you’re learning another language, see if you can find information in that language. I did a boat trip in the Netherlands with information in German, rather than English. It’s a great way to do some language practice while you’re on holiday!
One of the interesting and exciting parts of my job is that I work with people in different parts of the world. Most of my customers live in Germany. I meet with them online and help them to improve their English. The customer who has been with me the longest started when I opened English with Kirsty in 2012, but I’ve never met her, because none of my training is face-to-face.
There are many reasons why I love online training – it opens up the pool of customers to people who aren’t in your local area, and also you don’t spend hours trudging around from place to place. After 10 years of commuting to my job in London, I’m done with that!
Anyway, that said, if I hear that one of my students is coming to London, I take the chance to meet up with them.
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