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BLACK FRIDAY OFFER NOVEMBER 2018

To celebrate Black Friday week we are running an exclusive offer from the 12th until the 23rd of November; if you book and pay for a 1-2-1 or Tutorial (1-2-2) course (6, 12 or 24 hours) within this period you will receive double the usual discount.

This means that if you book a 12 hour course , rather than the usual 5% discount, you will receive a 10% discount meaning a whopping £54 saving.

Courses available in: French, Italian, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Russian and English as a Foreign Language.

To take advantage of this special Black Friday Offer, phone 01628 890516, email info@marlowlanguagecentre.co.uk or use the contact form on our site. Make sure to include the phrase ‘Black Friday’ in your message.

 

One to One

  • Assessment: £40 including VAT
  • Hourly rate: £45 including VAT (£37.50 net)
Hours Discount Total Saving
6 hours  – £270  –
12 hours 10% £486 £54
24 hours 15% £918 £162

 

Two students together (Tutorial)

  • Assessment: £40 including VAT
  • Hourly rate: £52 including VAT (£45 net)
  • These are the total prices for two students (not the price each)
Hours Discount Total Saving
6 hours  – £312.00  –
12 hours 10% £561.40 £62.40
24 hours 15% £1060.80 £187.20

 

Beginner French/German/Italian/Spanish/Portuguese  Group Spring term 2019 BLACK FRIDAY OFFER

  • Length: 18 hours
  • Start date: week commencing 7th January
  • 15% Discount applied on full course
  • Price including trial lesson, book, VAT
Beginner Spanish German French Italian Portuguese
Day Wed Mon Mon Thu Wed
Time 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45
Cost £250 £250 £250 £250 £250

 

£40 OFF our regular group course price!

 

Terms and Conditions:

  • Courses must be paid for in full prior to the 23rd of November
  • Payment can be made by credit or debit card, cheque, cash or BACS transfer
  • Sessions can be taken between the hours of 7:30 to 20:00 Monday – Friday and Saturdays 9:00 – 13:00
  • Courses can be started at any time throughout the year on the date and time of your choosing
  • This cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

 

CHRISTMAS VOUCHERS 2018

MLC Language Christmas Vouchers are now available to buy from reception . Give someone the gift of language this Christmas.

Vouchers are available for:  one to one lessons (1 hour introductory lesson or 6 hours), tutorial  1 to 2 if you want to learn together as a pair  (1 hour  introductory lesson, 6 or 12 hours) or  foreign language group courses for the spring term 2019.

Courses available in: French, Italian, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Russian and English as a Foreign Language.

To purchase a Christmas Voucher, phone 01628 890516, email info@marlowlanguagecentre.co.uk or use the contact form on our site.

One-to-one

Hours Total
1 hour £40
6 hours £270

Two students together (Tutorial)

  • Assessment: £40 including VAT
  • Hourly rate: £52 including VAT (£45 net)
  • These are the total prices for two students (not the price each)
Hours Discount Total Saving
1 hour  – £40.00  –
6 hours £324.00
12 hours 5% £615.60 £32.40

Beginner French/German/Italian/Spanish/Portuguese  Group Spring Term 2019

  • Length: 18 hours
  • Start date: week commencing 7th January
  • Price including trial lesson, book, VAT
Beginner Spanish German French Italian Portuguese
Day Wed Wed Mon Thu Mon
Time 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45 18:15-19:45
Cost £290 £290 £290 £290 £290

Setting priorities – An analysis of the British Council’s ‘Languages for the Future’

Politics, Culture and Languages

In late 2017 the British Council, a globally connected charity dedicated to strengthening cultural relationships and fostering international opportunities, released an extensive study describing what it considers the ‘most important’ languages for British people to be learning. This comes at an incredibly tumultuous time; rising political and economic tensions, including the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union, as well as changing relationships between the UK and nations such as China, Russia and the Arab League. This study analyses and ranks the most, and conversely the least key languages for Brits to get a hold on, and today we will be looking at and breaking down a few of their findings.

Header image from the British Council showing many different langauges

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2018 GCSE and A-Level exam results

Success on results day

This year we have received some fantastic news of results from our GCSE and A-Level students. Here at the Marlow Language Centre we provide bespoke tuition and booster courses for students of all different ages and levels studying for their school exams, and it is always wonderful to hear that their hard work has paid off on results day.

“Thank you so much for helping me achieve an A in Spanish! The commitment and hard work of your tutors helped me so much with the language – cannot thank you enough!”

Someone writing an on an exam test paper

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Healthiness and language learning – the facts

Is language learning beneficial to your health?

One of the most significant but often overlooked aspects of learning a foreign language are the health benefits. In recent years, more and more studies are showing far reaching cognitive, emotional rewards to language learning. In this article we are going to try to separate the fact from the fiction.

A cartoon brain lifting weights

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Group tuition at the Marlow Language Centre

Five reasons why you should choose our group classes!

In addition to our wide variety of bespoke private courses here at the Marlow Language Centre we also operate regular mini-group classes. Some students prefer to take tuition in a group format rather than one to one; there are many benefits to both kinds of tuition, and learning with other people presents a different style of language learning to private tuition. Here are our top five reasons why our group classes are so popular:

A group French class in session.

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30th Anniversary Celebration

30 years of teaching, translating and interpreting for the local community

Since 1988, the Marlow Language Centre has been providing high quality foreign language tuition, as well as translation and interpreting services in over 50 foreign languages. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we hosted a summer party at Clayton’s Marlow for students, staff and teachers past and present.

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2018 English exam success!

Recent EFL exam results for our students

The results are in for the eight students who have been studying with us for their Cambridge Advanced English exam. We are happy to say everyone received a great passing grade, with two students receiving a distinction and a merit grade respectively. These results represent a fantastic achievement; both the students themselves and our English teaching team should be very proud to see that their hard work has paid off.

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Embracing local culture as a second-home-owner

Live like a local

When you finally achieve the dream of buying, renovating, building or even renting your dream home abroad, the idea of embracing the local culture suddenly takes on a new significance.

Naturally, you’ll be excited about learning how to live like a local – knowing the best places to eat, engaging in new traditions and understanding a different way of life but, more unexpectedly, living like a local becomes an absolute necessity if you want to get anything done!

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Top ten reasons to love learning a language

Our insights after 28 years of teaching

They say the first step is always the hardest and that’s especially true for something like learning a language.

It’s always so rewarding to see our students take their (usually trepidatious) first steps in language learning, before falling in love with the whole process of discovering a foreign tongue.

From what we’ve learned in 28 years of teaching, these are the top ten reasons to love learning a language:

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