Monthly Archives: November 2009

Ardmore Language Schools specialise in junior educational travel in UK, USA and Canada

Ardmore Language Schools specialise in junior educational travel for students from 9 years – 17 years old. Our courses focus on English language, activities and cultural programmes. With 16 residential and home stay summer centres across the U.K,  3 residential schools in the U.S and 1 in Canada, can offer a programme to suit all students’ exact requirements. All courses will focus on improving student’s English language whilst offering them an international and cultural experience within a safe and fun environment. English courses are based on the communicative approach to learning English. Students are able to practice fluency skills through a variety of fun and stimulating activities. Lessons are enjoyable, interactive and are designed to help improve not only knowledge of English but also confidence in using the language. Ardmore’s English Plus Sports courses (Horse Riding, Golf, Tennis, Basketball) help to focus student’s use of English by offering them 8 hours per week of professional sports coaching with English coaches. This helps students to develop their sports skills and also improves their language abilities as they have to listen and talk to their coaches about the sports sessions in English. All of our sports courses are international so it ensures students are always using English to interact and make friends with students from many other nationalities.

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Thinking about a Career in Photography?

A photography career offers you the opportunity to create unique work in a rewarding profession. As a photographer, you will require an artistic sense as well as technical expertise.  As a successful photographer you need to possess many qualities: creativity, good communication skills, and an ability to translate original ideas into fantastic images that really have an impact.  Photography as a career offers a variety of opportunities in different fields: Professional Photographers, Photographers and Graphic Artists, Photographic Specialists, Photographic Process Workers, Photographic processors, Photographic Restorers, Photographic Technicians, Photographic Stylists, Photojournalists.

Becoming a successful photographer takes hard work, determination, perseverance and talent. Learning the craft of photography has proven to be a continual practice due to technology development and changes. In the competitive and aggressive photography job market, every bit of hard-won knowledge and technique can help you.

Lou Manna, exceptional photographer and professor and author of Digital Food Photography can take you that very important step ahead. After working for The New York Times as a photographer for fifteen years, he established his own  Fifth Avenue Studio and currently teaches Photography to local and international students giving Photo Tips Via Skype and workshops. His work has appeared in ad campaigns, major magazines, and more than forty cookbooks.

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Photograph credits: Lou Manna

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Choosing the Right Language School

When choosing a language school ask yourself what is the main objective of the program you aim to attend, that will allow you to narrow down the course options. Besides learning about a new culture and way of life, speaking fluently, and educating yourself what is your objective?
– Prepare for school.
– Increase the chances of a better job.
– Enjoy tourism abroad.
– Increase personal satisfaction and broaden your scope of knowledge.

Considering a recognized language school to gain foreign language skills and speak a new language fluently can help supplement your occupation and educational goals as well as offer new experiences. Selecting the right program is a careful process in which a Study Abroad Advisor can be of great help to evaluate factors
and compare schools as well as to assist you with application, admission and travel arrangements procedures.
Some of the factors you should take into account are:
– Location and nationality mix.
– Tuition fee and cost of living.
– Size of the school and it’s classes
– Choosing between a Private Language School or a University
– Access to facilities such as language lab and library.
– Accreditations of the school and qualifications of the teachers.

There are hundreds of Language schools and each may offer a variety of language programs. It is important to choose the right language school that suits your needs.

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