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27
MAR
2017

10 Errors to Avoid on Your CV in English, Part 1: Errors 1-5

How can you be sure the recruiter looks at your CV for more than 6 seconds? By eliminating the most frequent errors on CVs in English created by French-speaking candidates. In this 2-part series, you’ll learn exactly how to make your CV attractive, so the recruiter calls you for an in
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24
MAR
2017

What is the Secret to Language Immersion?

If you are trying to learn a language like English, you have probably heard about immersion language learning, or ILL. This is because immersion learning is the most effective way to acquire a language. And I say ‘acquire’ because that is exactly what the brain does—it slowly begins t
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28
FEB
2017

Why are there so many English accents and dialects? (with video!)

If you are learning English, or even if you already speak English fluently, you have probably heard some English accents that you find easier or more difficult to understand. This can be true even for native English speakers when they travel to different countries—most famously Irelan
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08
JUN
2016

Comparative adjectives : Grammar Lesson

Comparative Adjectives . This grammar lesson will teach you how to correctly use the comparative adjectives! Superiority adjectives have a simple rule, they only change according to their lengh. Short adjectives end with -er (short = shorter) and the word « more » is added to the long
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06
JUN
2016

Grammar lesson : time expressions in english

Grammar lesson : time expressions in english This grammar lesson will allow you to use different time expressions. You can find frequency adverbs, the words « early » and « late » and word combinations with « time »! Now try these exercices to practise what you have learnt thanks to t
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14
MAR
2016

Coming Soon : Language Stays with SEC

If you have been studying hard throughout the year in your English classes, or haven’t had the opportunity to follow a course, or just simply want to take a wonderful learning vacation, then go to the beautiful city of Bath in England. What better way to further your knowledge of the
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06
JAN
2016

This month in Grenoble

The new year is here! For a fresh start, Speak English Center has selected some activities available during January in and around Grenoble. Crédit Photo : www.grenoble.fr La Casemate, a cultural center located on Place Saint Laurent in Grenoble, started their new exhibition “Cli
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17
OCT
2015

Why Don’t the French Celebrate Halloween?

My first Halloween in France back in 2002, I did what I would do every year. I bought candies and chocolates and I waited for the kids. None came. I waited all evening and ended up eating all the goodies myself. The following year I did the same and the year after that too. Then I gav
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13
OCT
2015

From Teacher to Master

With this sentence I decided to summarize my career and the years I spent teaching. My choice was to become a master for the rest of my life. I teach English and Spanish. But it does not matter the subject we teach, feelings and goals are always similar. Firstly I will specify that by
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