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 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, […]

New! Beginner level English Course

Winchester Language College is proud to announce it is opening a beginner course in English as a foreign language. This course is starting Tuesday 30th August and will run in the mornings from 9.30am-12.45pm, daily. As with all of our classes we have continuous enrolment for students to start at any time. If you are […]

Meet Our Staff Part 2! (18.07.16)

Always wanted to know more about your teachers? Well, here is the second part of our ‘Meet the Teachers at PLC’ blog… Here is Michele. Michele, tell us a bit about yourself. Hi, I’m Michele with an ‘L’, aka ‘blonde Michele’! The students call me that because there are 2 teachers with the same name, […]

Meet our Staff

Christine Jeffery – DoS and English Language Teacher Christine has been working in the English Language industry for eight years. She has previously taught in Japan, Hong Kong and various locations in the UK. Christine has a Master’s degree in English Language Teaching and has had formal training on IELTS exams. “I was born in […]

Meet the team at BLC! 07/06/2016

Here is a little information about the teachers at Bristol Language College. They are a friendly bunch, so why don’t you come by one day and say ‘hi’? Chris, Director of Studies. I’m from Surrey in the South of England. I’ve visited 53 countries in total and have lived in Australia, South Korea and Kuwait. I’ve been teaching for 12 […]

Summer fun for Juniors 2016

When you think of Southampton Language College you may only think of adults wanting to improve their English but this is not true. Every summer TEG welcomes around 30 juniors, from countries all around the world, through its doors. They come for a fantastic summer of fun and activities as well as a chance to […]

Meet the Teachers at PLC 27th May 2016

Always wanted to know more about your teachers? Well, here is the first part of our ‘Meet the Teachers at Portsmouth Language College’ blog… Let’s start with Monica. Monica, tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Monica Savage and I’ve been teaching in the UK since 2006 and I am the Social Organiser at Portsmouth […]

Summer in Bristol. April 2016

The sun is out and summer is coming! Bristol Language College is a great place to study English during the summer months as there are lots of festivals taking place round this exciting city! Throughout the year Bristol hosts a great mix of activities and entertainment and in the summer the city really comes to […]

QUIZLET! 29th march 2016

 QUIZLET!   Are you tired of the same old boring websites to practise your English? Are you bored of searching and searching for fun activities to prepare for an English exam like IELTS or FCE? Then QUIZLET is the place for you to be! QUIZLET is a great website which I have been using […]

BLC School Mascot. 7th March 2016

  This month we are sadly losing our longest full-time student and school mascot! Omar, from Jordan, has been studying very hard with us since 11th May 2015, but this week he will take the IELTS and shorty after leave Bristol. Omar has been fully involved in daily life here at Bristol Language College and […]

Portsmouth Social Activities

The weather outside is frightful, but our Social Programme is so delightful! It may be cold, it might be raining cats and dogs, and there may be a howling wind, but that can’t stop staff and students at PLC from having fun! Students at PLC have been enjoying a variety of social activities recently: Ice-skating […]

Student Weekend Trips

Looking For Something To Do For The Weekend? A Traditional Sunday: Why not make the most of Sundays and get out in the fresh air? It’s only a 15-minute train ride from Southampton to Brockenhurst, the heart of the New Forest. From here there are many signposted walks or, for the more adventurous, try hiring […]

Evening Classes start Monday 11-01-2016

Our fantastic English language evening classes will be starting on Monday 11th January*.  Our evening classes run on Monday & Wednesdays from 18.00-21.00 and most branches are running the following levels: Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) Exam Preparation Cambridge Proficiency (CAE) Exam Preparation Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) Exam Preparation General English: Intermediate General English: Pre-intermediate/Elementary Enrol as […]

NEW TEG website launched for 2016!

TEG is proud to present our new website for 2016 at We have decided to merge all the existing sites for our Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester and Bristol branches into 1 site which contains areas for all different branches, as well as separate photo galleries and videos to give a visual representation of each of […]

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