Posts Tagged: English

Video Tour of Camden, Maine

Take a look at beautiful Camden, Maine, in this video by local photographer Josh Gerritsen. The tour begins with aerial views of the harbor and surrounding mountains, and continues with beautiful shots of village streets and small shops and restaurants, both in sunlight and after dark. Camden is home to Acadia Center, and we look… Read more »

2014 English Immersion Courses Begin May 12

We’re excited to begin our English immersion courses in Camden, Maine, for the 2014 season! New courses begin every Monday from May through October: mini-group classes (maximum 4 students with 1 teacher), private lessons, sharing our small-town community life, excursions, family-style meals with teachers – everything you need to improve your English rapidly. Join us this… Read more »

Maureen O’Keefe Joins English Course Faculty

Acadia Center is very pleased to welcome a new, highly experienced teacher to our English immersion course faculty. Teacher Maureen O’Keefe, who has a master’s degree in Teaching of English as a Second Language and a University of Cambridge certificate in Teaching of English as a Foreign Language, spent 23 years living and teaching overseas… Read more »

Sailing, Hiking Plus English Immersion Summer 2014

Camden, Maine, and its environs offer one of the most popular destinations in the USA for summer sailing, as well as for hiking, kayaking, biking, and other outdoor sports. During Acadia Center’s summer and fall English immersion courses – offered from May through October – twice-weekly excursions led by experienced teachers give students a chance… Read more »

Register by January 15 for 5% Discount

We are excited to announce that our intensive English immersion courses in Camden, Maine, will start up again on May 6, 2013. Take advantage of the 5% early registration discount by registering before January 15. English immersion courses are offered from May through October. From November through April, sign up for online English lessons in conversation… Read more »

Dining and Day Trips in Midcoast Maine

According to the New York Times, Camden, Rockport, Rockland, Belfast, and surrounding towns are fantastic places to find restaurants offering local produce and unique dining experiences. Kayaking, sailing, and hiking excursions that are popular with Acadia Center English immersion students are also highlighted in the travel article published this week.

Register Now for $50/Week Discount

Register by April 30, 2012, to qualify for an Early Registration discount of $50 per week off the package price for all 2012 English immersion courses at Acadia Center in Camden, Maine, USA. New English immersion courses begin every Monday from May through October in 2012. Join us in Maine this summer or fall!

Between You and Me: Grammar Conundrums

Between you and me? Between you and I? Between me and you? Even native speakers of English confess to feeling perplexed when it comes to choosing the correct pronouns. In his entertaining podcast Lexicon Valley on the online news website Slate, Mike Vuolo presents a satisfyingly thorough and often funny discussion of the confusion provoked by… Read more »

Who vs. Whom: Which is Correct?

Either as a relative pronoun or question word, whom is rarely used in conversation. Formal writing, yes, but ordinary conversation, no. With whom did you go to the movies? is correct but sounds like a police interrogation. Who did you go to the movies with? is technically incorrect but is the way we usually say it…. Read more »