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IALC Workshop in April - more programmes, more choice!


Agents looking for new ideas and programmes will find a world-class, worldwide choice at the 2013 IALC Workshop in Lisbon. IALC is the leading multilingual schools’ association specialising in study abroad, with a growing range of quality programmes in 9 languages and 24 countries. Here’s a taste of what’s new in 2013:


UK - LSI Portsmouth now runs full-time CPE and CAE classes in addition to FCE. Cambridge Academy of English now offers 4- and 6-week FCE and CAE preparation courses in summer.

Latin America - Academia Columbus has added a 6-week DELE preparation course for A1, A2, B1 and B2 levels of Spanish in Mexico, Costa Rica and Ecuador.

China - Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (HSK) is China’s national test of fluency for non-native speakers in Chinese. Mandarin House now offers an updated, complete HSK preparation curriculum for all 6 levels in Shanghai or Beijing.

Language and culture

Brazil - BridgeBrazil has new Portuguese Plus programmes in Rio de Janeiro, integrating classes with Jiu-Jitsu, Surfing, Beach Football and Samba.

France - Students choosing Rouen for a French course in 2013 will enjoy the spectacular Armada Tall Ships Meeting in June and Normandy Impressionist Festival from April to September.

Down to business

Spain – the Spanish for Business programme at Malaca Instituto in Malaga has more dates and flexibility.

Australia - Sydney College of English has developed new online materials and specialised training in English for the Workplace.

UK - BEET in Bournemouth’s latest free afternoon workshops focus on CV writing and interview techniques.


Malta - ETI in Malta’s new “Fluent English (Communicating Confidently in English)” is a tailored course for adults who want to focus on improving fluency around topics of general interest.

Argentina - BridgeArgentina offers Max 7 Spanish 30 - six 6 hours of Spanish per day in Buenos Aires.

Young and young at heart

USA – New from ELC: two junior programs in Boston at Wheelock College and MIT, junior activity add-ons including filmmaking at UCLA in Los Angeles, surfing at UCSB in Santa Barbara and science & technology at MIT.

Spain - La Brisa’s popular Spanish Summer Course in Malaga now accepts 15 year olds.

Ireland – the 50+ market will enjoy ACET’s new Gold Programme in Cork.


UK - Teachers taking a BEET training or refresher course will enjoy brand new facilities in a dedicated teacher training centre: ITTC.

Also in Bournemouth, BBSI has special inclusive group packages for Summer 2013: free group leader with 10+ students, choice of General English or Business (Management, Marketing, Finance, Hospitality or Law).

New residences

South Africa - Good Hope Studies in Cape Town has new campus accommodation right next to the school building in Newlands: an upmarket house with a garden, swimming pool and veranda.

UK - Frances King’s new residence in King’s Road, Chelsea, is walking distance to the school. All rooms - single studios and twins - with private bathrooms.

University pathways

UK - BBSI’s Extended Foundations (up to one year) enable students at lower English levels to prepare for university.

And there’s more….

Ireland - ACET has launched Home Tuition in and around Cork.

Canada - Tamwood has new volunteer projects - animal rescues in Ontario, National Parks of Canada in the Rocky Mountains and community service in Whistler - that can be combined with any Tamwood English course.

Scotland - attractive discounts on many course combinations at Glasgow School of English and Global School of English Edinburgh.

Australia - Langports Brisbane, hosts of the IALC Workshop 2014, has a fantastic new campus.

UK - Cambridge Academy of English now offers a free e-learning package for all adult students and Beet Bournemouth includes a free online learning platform in its added value package for students.

More news & offers

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2018 IALC e-version directory now online - 13/11/2017

IALC Research Report on student expectations, experiences and satisfaction launches to huge reception - 13/11/2017

Spanish and internship student at Malaca Instituto inspired with a love for learning languages - 13/11/2017

IALC Turkey Roadshow 2017 successful for agents and schools - 10/11/2017

Expanish Opens Second Spanish School in Barcelona - 09/11/2017

IALC school CCEB in Australia wins Education and Training Award - 09/11/2017

Three unmissable IALC events at ICEF Berlin - 23/10/2017

We are now accepting agent applications for the IALC 2018 Bologna Workshop! - 23/10/2017

Updated Classroom Tech at Good Hope Studies - 18/10/2017

TIS Torquay International School appoints new director of studies - 17/10/2017

Still tickets available for the inaugural Women in International Education Awards by Lead5050 - 16/10/2017

Check out some of the great social activities at ELC in Sydney - 12/10/2017

IALC and JAOS unite for coordinated scholarship program - 02/10/2017

Christmas programme at IALC language school Kingsway English Centre in Worcester - 02/10/2017

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