In a Bangor Daily News article by Sam Schipani, Acadia Center for English Immersion Director Brian Boyd offers advice on how to learn vocabulary in context and stay motivated in your independent language learning.
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How to Use Actual, Actually in English: A Top Ten Mistake for Spanish Speakers
One of the top 10 vocabulary mistakes in English made by speakers of Spanish, Italian, French, or other languages derived from Latin comes from confusing the English adjective actual or adverb actually with words that look or sound very similar in the Romance languages, words like actual in Spanish, actuel in French, or attuale in… Read more »
English Immersion: Fall Courses in New England, USA
Have you always dreamed of being able to converse in English in a relaxed and confident way? The best way to improve your fluency is to immerse yourself in the language from morning to night. Acadia Center and its dedicated, experienced teachers give you a friendly, supportive immersion environment in which you can learn the… Read more »
Summer English Courses in Maine
The lilacs are in bloom, the schooners are under sail, and professionals from around the world are coming to Maine for full immersion summer English courses. Sailing, kayaking, hiking, biking, and swimming, as well as more sedentary activities such as relaxing at an outdoor café table, are all awaiting Acadia Center’s English immersion course students in Camden, Maine, this… Read more »
5 Tips for Making New Vocabulary Stick
When you take an English immersion course, you have a great opportunity to expand your vocabulary in English. But how do you make the new words stick in your long-term memory, so that you remember them not just tomorrow, but next week, next month, next year? Here are 5 tips for making new words part of… Read more »
New English Immersion Courses Begin March 14
Register now for an English immersion course in Camden, Maine, USA – new intensive courses begin every Monday from mid-March through November. Take advantage of a personalized learning program that helps you improve the English skills most important to you!
English Immersion: Perspective France
“Acadia is the right place for successful immersion, and Camden a nice and friendly place to visit. That’s why I went there four times!” Jean-Marc, a small business owner in organic products, talks about his Acadia Center experience from his home office in Paris, France.
Like vs. As: How to Choose Correctly
Like or as? For English language learners, this is one of the trickier questions. To choose the correct form, ask yourself: Is it followed by a verb? If the answer is yes, use as. Examples: As I mentioned previously, the meeting will begin at 9 am. It sounded as though she would be late. In each… Read more »
New Premium English Course
Only have a short time – 1 or 2 weeks – for an English immersion course? Want to maximize learning with individual attention all day 6 days per week? Want a mix of classroom lessons and real-life practice, exploring our friendly community and practicing your English conversational skills with a teacher by your side? Register… Read more »