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From: Simona Reggia
To: City Language School
Subject: Courses in August

Dear Sir or Madam,

I have seen your website and I would like to know more about your English courses.

I am interested in taking a two-week course in August. Are there any places available, and what are the start dates?

Also, do you have any accommodation for those dates?

Thank you for your help.

Regards,

Simona


From: Susan Colworth, City Language School
To: Simona Reggia
Subject: Re: Courses in August
Attachment: accommodation_info.pdf

Dear Simona,

Thank you for your interest in our courses.

Courses

  • Yes, we have places on all our August courses.
  • Start dates are 7, 14 and 21 August (Mondays).

Accommodation

  • Yes, we have rooms for students near the school. I am attaching some more information, photos and the prices.

Which course would you like, and which start date? If you would like accommodation, please let me know soon, as it is very popular.

Feel free to email me with any other questions.

Regards,

Susan Colworth
Course Administrator
City Language School

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Comments

I would like to study in the UK. Universities in Britain have a good reputation and higher level so It's a grat chance to improve my education and english skills. By the way it's a good occasion to meet British culture and get to know people from all world.

Hi evry one
Im queen on studing in uk but first i have to get the ielts in my country ,after that i will have the oportunuty to do an oveseas exam for dentist in uk.
So i want to continue my dentistery study in uk and the english language i have to master it here in Algeria first

Dear sir or madam,
I keen on study English in uk, because it is one hundred percent English. I am itrested in English course in the very near future, but first actually I should need to get Information about time and price of courses and also do they have any accommodation there.

Hello aliyazdan

You can find information about that on our Study English in the UK page.

Good luck!

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

Yes i would love to study in UK because I have known that UK has alot of higher eduation system.I hope that it can help me to improve my career and my english skills

I think a study experience in the UK is very formative, especially in London or in other big city in the UK.

Honstly no, despite I have a desire to do it but I can't leave my home country ..

I am interested in learn English for a few weeks in the UK and visit London, Oxford, and museums also art galleries and theaters.

Big Yes! I would love to study in the UK. Honestly i'm interesting to UK for a long time, also there's so many places i have to see. Hope i'll be able to go to the UK.

Yes, I would. But not specifically English. I want to get my Ph.D degree on physics, and UK is a great place to do it.

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