Radio Leicester Interview – 15/11/2017

  LLA course director Dr Gwynne Harries was interviewed by Radio Leicester about the rising popularity of Mandarin among English speakers, and the role it can play in commercial life for UK businesses going forward.

Episode 2 – confusion with the emphasis and meaning of some words

In Episode 2 we meet Simon Runswick who is the Senior Teacher at the Academy and he organises the EFL provision across all classes. Today Simon and Gwynne discuss common misunderstanding in the use of certain words and phrases which can sound like instructions and are something that has to be completed or undertaken. However, […]

TEFL course update and Teaching Vacancies

Our TEFL course is an ideal way to work towards an EFL teaching career. This updated and fully revised 120 hour course is highly regarded, and has made an important contribution to the carrers of EFL teachers who now work all over the world. An exciting development for us is that we are now able […]

Modern Foreign Language Classes – daytime, evenings or weekends!

Research shows that learning languages builds friendships, improves brain power and opens up the world. As of January 2017, the Leicester Language Academy is offering Foreign language tuition in  German, Spanish and French, for Business, Travel and FUN! Whether you’re new to the language or looking to fine tune what you already know, we have […]

New rules for Further Leave to Remain (visa extension)

The Home Office has announced that non-EEA nationals will need to pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in ‘speaking’ and ‘listening’, at level A2, after two-and-a-half years in the UK, in order to qualify for further leave to remain on the five-year partner or parent route to settlement. This new requirement will affect partners […]

The UK referendum and LLA

Following the result of the UK referendum over membership of the European Union, LLA would like to reassure our clients and students that we remain committed to maintaining all our current relationships with no foreseeable change. At the time of writing, there is a large amount of uncertainty within every area of both the UK and Europe, and here […]