Posts Tagged: Learning English

Film Notes: Sherlock Holmes

Film Director Guy Ritchie’s new take on the iconic 19th-century English detective Sherlock Holmes was released on Christmas Day in the USA. While preserving some of the brooding (preoccupied with morbid thoughts) aloofness (emotional distance, reserve) and bohemian (unconventional, anti-establishment) eccentricities of the character as seen in earlier film versions dating back to the Basil Rathbone series… Read more »

Acadia Center Co-Sponsors Maine Literary Festival

The Acadia Center for English Immersion is very pleased to be a co-sponsor of the Maine Literary Festival 2009, taking place at the Camden Opera House at 6:30 pm on Saturday, November 7. This year’s theme is Literature of New Voices in America: Reflecting Cross-Cultural Experience. An extraordinary line-up of novelists, poets, and non-fiction writers… Read more »

New Discounts for Fall/Winter Courses

Is improving your English essential to doing your job well or finding a new job? Have you been too busy with work and family life to study English? There’s no better way to improve your English quickly than taking an English immersion course, and with new discounts for fall and winter courses at Acadia Center, there’s… Read more »

Summer Mini-Group Courses Start July 6

Summer mini-group courses at Acadia Center begin on July 6 and continue through August 28, with new courses beginning every week. Summer mini-group courses are a great option if you are looking for an affordable way to improve your English while also enjoying your summer vacation in a beautiful place. The Maine coast offers lots… Read more »

Take it Easy

For intermediate and advanced English students, one of the best ways to learn new vocabulary in English — and get a better understanding of how native speakers put words together — is to read an article that expresses an opinion on a topic that interests you. The nice thing about an opinion article — such… Read more »