At last, we have positive news. We aim to re-open the College for face-to-face courses from 7th September.
We are receiving enquiries for September 2020 and so we would like to make 7th September our date to look forward to. We wish to assure everyone that precautions will be put in place to help protect the health and safety of all students, hosts, staff and the local community.
It is possible the student experience may be a little different at first as restrictions are gradually lifted and we return to a more normal way of life, but we are committed to providing the best possible course for our students. Class sizes will be smaller and our social programme will be modified to respect social distancing and other guidelines. However, we aim to offer a busy programme and to make each student’s stay beneficial and enjoyable.
We are looking forward to re-opening our doors once again and to welcoming students and staff back to Hilderstone!
We are very proud that one of our former students, Dr. Zahra Tavassoli Zea, has published her first book, ‘Balzac Reframed: The Classical and Modern Faces of Éric Rohmer and Jacques Rivette’. Zahra studied here in 2011 and later obtained a PhD in History and Philosophy of Art from the University of Kent in Canterbury. Congratulations, Zahra!
Click on the video link below to hear Zahra talk about her book.
Teach your grandmother (how) to suck eggs
Give advice to somebody about something they know more about than you.
Alive and kicking
To emphasise that someone or something continues to survive and is very active too.
a glimmer of hope
A very small sign that something we hope for may come true.
Share the cost of something equally. Often refers to a meal.
the more the merrier
Something will be more enjoyable if a lot of people are there.
What are the correct tags for the gaps?
Example: You can’t swim, CAN YOU?
1) It was a lovely day, __________?
2) They had a good holiday, ___________?
3) You will remember to call me, __________?
4) Let’s go out, _____________?
5) He has a Mercedes, ___________?
6) We haven’t got a meeting later, ___________?
7) You don’t like cheese, ____________?
8) I’m a good student, __________?
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Do you know the correct negative prefixes for these words?
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This text contains ten spelling mistakes. Can you find them all?
‘A man who is tired of London is tired of life’. So goes the famous qotation, and it is true that the city offers an imposible variaty of activities and sights for the turist with only a few days in this famous capital. But they can be expensive!
If you are on a budgit, why not focus on the muzeums and galeries? Most of the big ones are free to enter, although there are admision fees for certain exibitions. You could spend a whole day just in the British Museum or the Tate Modern. And in the warmer months, save money at lunchtime with a picnic in one of the beautifull parks!
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