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English course in Birmingham

Day five. Birmingham city centre

Day five. Birmingham city centre

It was an other special day in my intensive English course. Steph, my personal English teacher, proposed a visit to Birmingham today. It’s Friday! Before, we went to a car accessory supermarket to buy a sat nav. I’m going to drive this weekend to visit our friends, and I’m lost without a GPS for British roads. It is difficult enough to drive on the left, luckily the driver was seated on the right side!…

English course in Birmingham

Day four. Nice coincidences in Birmingham

Day four. Nice coincidences in Birmingham

Today I don’t have a car, Isabel and Gina decided go to a Children’s Farm near Tamworth. Before, at half past height, they took me to my English course in Erdington: five hours to learn English with my personal teacher Steph! When it stopped raining, we went into Steph’s garden to practice new sentences and get some raspberries. In this garden, there ara a lot of flowers and big bees…

English course in Birmingham

Day three. Walking and learning

Day three. Walking and learning

The main activity on the third day of my English course was to walk from Steph’s house  to the town centre. This was the route: First, we turned left into Rollason road and left again in to church road. On the left we passed by Erditon Aquatics shop. We crossed over Deakin road on the corner of Trafalgar road and Church road. We passed an off license, a place to buy…

English course in Birmingham

Day two. My first shopping list in English

Day two. My first shopping list in English

I’m not allowed to speak any Spanish during my personal English course. Today we went to a supermarket nearest to the house. In the supermarket we bought bananas, apples, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, sliced bread. Before, Isabel helped me to write my first English shopping list. On my shopping list we had broccoli, but there wasn’t any in the supermarket. Instead, there was a wide variety of wine from France, Italy, Spain, Chile, South Africa,…

English course in Birmingham

Day one. English course begins

Day one. English course begins

I arrived by car with my family for my first lesson (I was a little nervous). I started my personal course at half past eight. My personal teacher, Stephanie Manson, lives in a beautiful house near the city center of Birmingham. I take my lessons in her house, which lasts for five hours! This is a very long time, but she teaches English very patiently, and I try to learn English as…