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Welcome to the ESE Blog. Articles may be ESE news, academic pieces written by our team or events in Malta of general interest. Please feel free to write to us with any suggestions or any articles you may have written and which you would like to share with us and our students.

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Valletta Film Festival 2018 – Part 1

As part of Valletta’s European Capital of Culture programme for 2018, this week marks the Valletta Film Festival!

Laetitia, our newest recruit to the ESE marketing department, all the way from the South of France no less, is a volunteer at the Valletta Film Festival and has graciously agreed to give us a daily report!

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Why I love teaching

Why I love teaching

I fell in love with teaching English as a foreign language in the summer of 2002, when I used to teach during my university holidays. Little did I know then that sixteen years later, I would still be as passionate about teaching English as I was that first summer.

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Why work in the English language teaching industry?

Teaching English offers a world of opportunities. It develops you because you have to be confident and have good public speaking and communication skills, which are really important transferable skills to have for any job later on. You meet multinational students from all over the world and coming from such a diverse set of cultures. The experience makes you realize just how vast the world really is. And you have the world right there in your classroom!

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Japanese Culture Day

Meeting with students of different nationalities at the school was a dream come true for this enthusiastic group whilst they were at the European School of English. The Japanese group consisted of musicians, models, kimono dealers, designers etc. and their aim is to simply share this experience by showing their own culture which they love deeply.

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The True Spirit of Christmas

Christmas is a time of giving, caring and sharing. One way of living the true spirit of this festive season is by lending a hand to those in need. As citizens we have the duty to give our input and help in any way we deem fit.

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The architectural legacy of the Knights of St John in Malta

Located between Africa and Europe in the middle of the Mediterranean, the Maltese Islands have been coveted by all the major civilisations throughout history. The Greeks, Phoenicians, Arabs, Normans, the Spanish, the Knights of St John, the French and finally the British have all colonised these islands at some point or another.

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Chinese New Year Year Of The Dog

Chinese New Year 2018 – The Year of the Dog

The exact date of Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar and so falls on a different date each year. This being said, it is usually between 31st January and 20th March. Friday 16th February is the start of the Chinese New Year 2018.

Often referred to as Spring Festival, it is celebrated with lots of fireworks and firecrackers along with colourful parades and decorations both indoors and outside. Chinese lanterns line the streets over head, with brightly coloured Chinese dragons dancing through the streets.

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