This month at English in Chester

We update this page every month to provide our latest news, current social programme and the nationality mix at the school. Please contact us if you would like any more information.

This month's Social Programme

Here's what's happening at English in Chester this month - hover over an event for more details.

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Social Programme Catch-up

Social Programme Catch-up

Social Programme Catch-up

18 January 2022
Common Room
Price: Free

Meet Anna for a Social Programme catch up.

Share your ideas and experiences!

19 Jan

20 Jan

21 Jan

Lunch Club

Lunch Club

21 January 2022
Meet in front of school
Price: Cost of lunch

Enjoy a lunch with Anna and your colleagues at the Indoor Chester Market.

Please sign up in the office by Thursday 20.01.22.

22 Jan

Storyhouse Languages Festival

Storyhouse Languages Festival

22 January 2022
Storyhosue
Price: Free (most events)

We’re excited to announce the return of Storyhouse Languages, a weekend celebrating Chester’s international community in January 2022. It will take place across the building between 29 – 30 January and will welcome Chester’s diverse speaking cultures to come together to share their experiences of living in the city, and their own unique cultures. The weekend line up has been created by Storyhouse with Chester’s multicultural communities, and includes storytelling, workshops and performances.

Here is the webpage with the fill listings www.storyhouse.com/storyhouse-languages.

I'd like to highlight the following two events which needs prior sign-up/participants: .

Language Cafe Sunday 30 January 3pm-4.30pm This event is all about meeting new people, getting to know other international communities living in Chester, or you might want to come along to practice a language you are learning.  Sign up here.

International Open Mic 30 January 6pm - 7.30pm An Open Mic Night with an international element. Register your interest in performing or book an audience seat here.

Weekend Listings.

22 January Spanish Conversation.

23 January Spanish Storytelling.

27 January On Stage: Classic Texts and Contemporary Audiences: A Panel.

29 January Activities: International Market Place.

29 January Activities: The Hidden Computer Languages That Power The Internet.

29 January Activities: Hungarian Storytime.

29 January Activities: How To Be A Better Communicator.

29 January On Stage: Traditional Hungarian Music and Dance Performance.

29 January Activities: Get the courage to speak Italian.

30 January  Activities: Speak Like A Native Taster Workshops – Mandarin.

30 January Activities: Portuguese Storytime and Rhymetime.

30 January  Activities: Speak Like A Native Taster Workshops – Spanish.

30 January  On Stage: Brazilian Music Performance.

30 January  Activities: Speak Like A Native Taster Workshops – French.

30 January  Activities: Flamenco.

30 January Activities: Raising a Bilingual Child.

30 January  Activities: Deutsch Storytime with Maike.

30 January Activities: Language Café.

30 January Activities: International Open Mic.

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See previous months

Our social programme and nationality mix varies at different times of year. Here you can see these in previous months. This will give you an idea of what to expect in the month you are coming to study with us.

This month's nationality mix(All courses, % of student numbers)

  • French30%
  • Argentinian16%
  • Saudi13%
  • Korean6%
  • Turkish6%
  • Thai4%
  • Spanish4%
  • Colombian4%
  • Malagasy3%
  • Chinese2%
  • Brazilian2%
  • Other10%

Latest News from English in Chester

  • Nigel's Lockdown Music

    Nigel's Lockdown Music31 January 2021

    In these difficult times, here’s some good news. Our Principal, Nigel Paramor has written, played and recorded an album of music during the lockdowns in 2020. The album has now been released as a CD, download on iTunes and Amazon, and on most streaming channels (Spotify, Apple Music etc). Nigel goes by the name Mister Wulf and the album is called Big Sky: Songs from a Lockdown Year. The music has become a favourite amongst our staff. Listen, enjoy and tell your friends.

    https://open.spotify.com/album/5Nwo3FEHpkyffpEL7WOjKm?si=f2Tk4ARFTFCgeInV3GhUxA

This month on InstagramEnglish in Chester on Instagram

  • Stunning picture of our student residence and the canal by our student and guest photographer @daniel_pieruzzini
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#chester #chestercanal #gardenquarter #englishinchester #studyabroad #discover #explore

    Stunning picture of our student residence and the canal by our student and guest photographer @daniel_pieruzzini . . . . #chester #chestercanal #gardenquarter #englishinchester #studyabroad #discover #explore

  • Yesterday we had lunch at @nicebites01 in @chesterindoormarket! Amazing food, great team and fab atmosphere! Highly recommended! #recommended #local #supportlocal #chesterMarket #foodies

    Yesterday we had lunch at @nicebites01 in @chesterindoormarket! Amazing food, great team and fab atmosphere! Highly recommended! #recommended #local #supportlocal #chesterMarket #foodies

  • We still have spaces on our Summer Course for Teenagers this July and August! Meet people from all over the world, improve your English and discover the wonderful city of Chester! #1 Junior Homestay in the UK (according to EL Gazette)

#junior #summercourse #summercamp #summer #verano #summerexperience #chester #highquality #studyabroad #experience #explore #discover

    We still have spaces on our Summer Course for Teenagers this July and August! Meet people from all over the world, improve your English and discover the wonderful city of Chester! #1 Junior Homestay in the UK (according to EL Gazette) #junior #summercourse #summercamp #summer #verano #summerexperience #chester #highquality #studyabroad #experience #explore #discover

  • This afternoon we have some busy bees in the kitchen making Welsh cakes with Jenny! A good way to practise different language skills and following instructions in English #welshcakes #baking #afterschool #nomnom

    This afternoon we have some busy bees in the kitchen making Welsh cakes with Jenny! A good way to practise different language skills and following instructions in English #welshcakes #baking #afterschool #nomnom

  • Easy walk by the river this Sunday #easysunday #riverwalk #chester #riverdee #englishinchester

    Easy walk by the river this Sunday #easysunday #riverwalk #chester #riverdee #englishinchester