What is Movember?

Movember – join the cause! Do you know why each year in November thousands of men around the world grow their moustaches? That’s because November is Movember! What is Movember? View this post on Instagram Ich hab ja mit dem analogen Notizen aufschreiben (Neudeutsch auch gerne Bulletjournal genannt). gerade erst wieder begonnen und bin aus […]

The Bristol Graffiti tour with TEG

What’s the first thing you think of when you imagine the streets of Bristol? Of course – street art! You can find it around every corner, ranging from simple images created with spray paint and stencils, through stickers on lamp posts, to multi-coloured, large-scale graffiti and murals. Bristol is also home to Banksy, the world-famous […]

Essential Cambridge Exam Tips

Cambridge Exam Centre

Are you doing a Cambridge English Examination in March? Exam nerves getting you down? Alina, Manager at our Cambridge Exam Centre in Portsmouth, has put together some useful exam tips to help you before and on the day of your examination.   THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR CAMBRIDGE EXAM: Pack your bag Why don’t you pack […]

Christmas Traditions in the UK

Christmas traditions The nights are longer, the days are shorter, and the weather is turning cold. This can only mean one thing! Christmas is around the corner. Christmas celebrations start at the beginning of December and continue until mid-January. It is the most wonderful time of the year and time to be with family and […]

Free Things to Do in Cardiff

As a capital city, students often think that Cardiff will be an expensive place in which to live. However, compared with the UK’s other capital cities – Edinburgh, Belfast, and of course, London – Cardiff’s living costs are incredibly low. Consequently this makes it a fantastic choice for students. Furthermore, the city hosts an excellent […]

Halloween Traditions in the UK

Halloween in the uk

Do you enjoy scaring people? Do you enjoy wearing a costume or fancy dress? Well, Halloween is the festival for you. History Halloween or All Hallow’s Eve happens once a year on the 31st of October. It was first celebrated by the Ancient Celts as a festival called Samhain to mark the end of summer […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Note Taking

Top Tips for Taking Notes

Note Taking is a very important part of learning English. On your English Course, a tidy and well organised notebook will help you remember all the information you learn. It will also make revising a lot easier, especially if you are doing a course such an IELTS. Here are five great tips from TEG English […]

What type of learner are you?

What type of learner are you?

Knowing what type of learner you are, will make you a better student. Do you sometimes go into a classroom and feel that you remember vocabulary better when you hear it than when you read it? That is because different people learn in different ways. Learning a language is difficult so, if you know what […]

The Opening of TEG English Cardiff!

BRAND NEW FOR 2017! TEG English is excited to announce the opening of TEG English Cardiff! To celebrate this new addition to TEG English we are offering 20% off all course fees for TEG Cardiff until the end of December. Experience the fantastic history and culture of the capital city of Wales with us!

TEG is ready for Summer 2017!

If you have not decided where to study English this Summer, then TEG has 4 of the best locations in the south of England.  We still have a limited number of spaces on our adult and junior courses, so contact us on info@tegenglish.com and let us know which of our branches you are interested in […]

Red Nose Day at TEG Southampton

What is Red Nose Day? Red Nose Day has been a nationally celebrated day in the UK since 1988 and is a day when people all over the country get together to ‘do something funny for money’. Fundraising events include activities such as fun runs, charity auctions, and fancy dress days in schools. The idea […]

New Year’s Resolutions.

It is that time of year again when most of us make a New Year’s resolution or two. From losing weight to learning a new language, they’re notoriously difficult to keep! The origin of our modern day New Year’s resolution is not clear but there are many possibilities. One such origin can be dated as […]

New Year- New You?

    New Year- New You? After the fun, food and free time at Christmas, January in the UK is a time when many people decide to change some things in their lives for the New Year. People think that the first month of the year is the best time to do something positive, good […]


Christmas is just around the corner. Lights have been put up, Christmas trees decorated and Christmas jumpers bought. Let’s check out some typically British things to expect this Christmas. Christmas Dinner – What would Christmas be without a lot of food? Christmas dinner is usually eaten at lunchtime or in the early afternoon. Of course, […]

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