Posts Tagged: English

Lively Restaurant Scene in Coastal Maine

Today’s Boston Globe features several fantastic local restaurants popular with Acadia Center English immersion course students. Check out the close-ups of mouth-watering dishes from, among others, Shepherd’s Pie in Rockport, just down the road from Acadia Center.

Hike up Ragged Mountain

Writing about your experiences in a full immersion English course is a great way to help yourself remember the vocabulary you’ve learned. It also encourages you to start thinking in English, rather than translating words that are new for you into your native language. Last week, Daniela, human resources director for a software company in… Read more »

Learn TOEFL Vocabulary Fast

To learn the most common English vocabulary words tested on the TOEFL, check out these online flashcards created by Acadia Center. Read and listen to the words and their definitions, and test your knowledge by studying the flashcards, taking the word quiz, and playing word games online. Each set of flashcards presents a new group… Read more »

A New England Winter

Whether you want to try skiing, snowhoeing, or just drinking hot chocolate in a cozy cafe, Maine is a great place to experience an old-fashioned New England winter. Winter is also a great time of year to immerse yourself in English while improving your English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Register now for an English immersion… Read more »

Online English Lessons: Virtual Class in Your Home or Office

If coming to Maine, USA, for an intensive English immersion course at Acadia Center does not fit into your schedule right now, how about signing up for online lessons in conversational or written English? An Acadia Center teacher will call you at your home or office and, in half-hour or hour lessons and using a screen-sharing… Read more »

Friends/Couple English Course Discount

Camden, Maine – the home of Acadia Center for English Immersion – is a beautiful and relaxing vacation destination. With its tree-lined streets, classic New England wooden houses, picturesque harbor, and friendly people, our town is an ideal retreat for couples or friends who would like to share their vacation time while improving their English… Read more »

Fall Foliage in Camden

The month of October brings out a spectacular display of red, orange, yellow, and russet on the leaves of trees and bushes in Maine, and Camden – the home of the Acadia Center for English Immersion – is a prime destination for leaf peepers in search of the most beautiful fall foliage. In fact, this month Camden was… Read more »

Camden and Acadia Center Featured in El Pais

Ana Arasanz, a Madrid-based travel writer and editor for the web version of the leading Spanish newspaper El Pais, has posted a lively article based on her experiences during her two-week English immersion course at Acadia Center this summer.  Titled (translated into English) From Maine’s Lobster Festival: A Tour of the Rugged Coast of Maine from… Read more »

Want to Expand Your English Vocabulary? Read.

The best way to learn new words in English is to read something challenging. Read articles in an online magazine like Slate, or choose a book that interests you – probably non-fiction unless your English level is very advanced. Avoid getting frustrated by the difficulty of the reading by following these steps: 1) First try to understand… Read more »