The difference between ‘few’ and ‘a few’

difference between few and a fewOften, the gap between intermediate and advanced use of English is knowing the subtle differences between almost identical words and phrases. One example is the difference between the word few and the phrase a few. Both can, essentially, refer to the same number, but they have opposite implications: few is generally negative (drawing attention to a low number), and a few is generally positive (suggesting the low number is not a problem). These examples should help explain: Continue reading “The difference between ‘few’ and ‘a few’”

English language school locations in Brighton

brighton location english schoolsThere a numerous English schools in Brighton, in very different locations. If you come to Brighton to study English, where you have your lessons can be as important as who you choose to learn from. There are schools in central Brighton, to the East (in an area called Kemp Town, for instance), to the West, in Hove, and at the university campuses. Do you want to learn somewhere busy and exciting, or quiet and beautiful? Here’s a list of some of the most popular English language schools in Brighton, explaining their locations. Continue reading “English language school locations in Brighton”

Welcome to English Lessons in Brighton

First blog post!

This blog will one day contain many exciting things relating to English language learning, teaching and whatever other joys you may find about English in general. Hurrah!