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How to: Order a Whisky in Scotland

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 22nd April 2016
How to: Order a Whisky in Scotland
Aberdeen is the perfect destination to try Scotland’s most famous drink – Whisky! The Aberdeen region is home to many whisky distilleries, and there are loads of different whiskies to try in Aberdeen’s bars and pubs. But if...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Take a Cambridge Exam

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 26th February 2016
6 Reasons Why You Should Take a Cambridge Exam
If you are studying English, you have probably heard of Cambridge ESOL exams for every English level – KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE.  But have you thought about doing a Cambridge Exam yourself? There are lots of reasons why doing a Cambridge...

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How long does it take to learn English?

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 21st January 2016
How long does it take to learn English?
At IH Aberdeen, students often ask us this question: ‘How long will it take to learn English?’ The Answer? Hmm… It’s a question that is almost impossible to answer because it depends on so many different factors. Where are...

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Top 5 Best Websites for IELTS Preparation

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 27th November 2015
Top 5 Best Websites for IELTS Preparation
Preparing for the IELTS exam doesn’t stop outside the classroom. The internet is a great source of free extra materials for IELTS practice. But with so much choice, which are the best resources? IH Aberdeen’s IELTS teachers Angela and...

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Is it really always cold in Aberdeen?

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 18th November 2015
Is it really always cold in Aberdeen?
There are many stereotypes about Scottish weather, that it’s always cold and rainy. But are these stereotypes true? There’s an old saying in Scotland: There’s no such thing as bad weather in Scotland, only the wrong clothes!...

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Angolan students share their IH Aberdeen experience

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 14th July 2015
Angolan students share their IH Aberdeen experience
After 9 months at IH Aberdeen, we say a fond farewell to our students from Angola!  You've all worked so hard and made amazing progress. You've risen from Pre-Intermediate level to achieve great IELTS scores you need to enter...

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7 Tips: Improve your English outside the classroom

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 22nd May 2015
7 Tips: Improve your English outside the classroom
'How can I improve my English outside the classroom?' Students often ask us this question. Studying helps of course! But sometimes it's helpful to put the books away and activate the English that you already know.  Here are 7...

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Studying English for Oil & Gas at IH Aberdeen… what’s it like?

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 6th May 2015
Studying English for Oil & Gas at IH Aberdeen… what’s it like?
What's it like to study English for Oil & Gas at IH Aberdeen? Who better to tell us than one of our students, Natalia Tumanova from Stavropol in Russia! Let's hear what she has to say about her Combination Course... So...

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English with a Scottish accent… is it difficult to understand?

Posted by IH Aberdeen on 9th March 2015
English with a Scottish accent… is it difficult to understand?
One of the most common questions that new students ask at IH Aberdeen is ‘Will my teacher speak standard or Scottish English?’ It seems to be a common perception for students when they are choosing a place to study... that the Scottish...

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