Press Release: SLC confirmed as first OET-accredited Premium Provider in Europe

Press release, 15th November 2017 Specialist Language Courses (SLC) is delighted to announce that we are the first English language training company in the UK and Europe to be accredited by the ... (more...)

SLC Goes to Moscow!

Last week, Chris Moore, SLC's Managing Director was invited to spend a few days at Sechenov University in Moscow. Here is his report on the trip. (more...)

SLC Article on IELTS for Nurses in National Health Executive Magazine

  We're delighted to have had an article published in the National Health Magazine focusing on how the IELTS 7.0 requirement is impacting on recruiting nurses from the EU. Given the triggering of ... (more...)

SLC Partner Tops National Teaching & Learning League

We’re delighted to see our partner Accent International top the EL Gazette’s survey of English language providers for Teaching and Learning. (more...)

SLC Publish Research Report into the Impact of IELTS 7.0 on the Recruitment of EEA-trained Nurses into the UK

Statistics published last week showed a dramatic drop in the numbers of EEA-trained nurses joining the NMC register, as reported in the Nursing Times[1] and national media[2]. In December 2016, only ... (more...)

The strange and wonderful world of English idioms

Do you know when in your language you use an expression that, when read literally, seems to make no sense at all, or it’s used to express another meaning altogether? That expression is an idiom or ... (more...)

1:1 and Small Group Online English Courses

Here's an article about something we're doing more of. Teaching. Online. While much of our work in the last 2 years has focused on producing online language learning materials - especially for ... (more...)

Interview with Virginia Allum - author of SLC's Online Medical English Courses PART II

Welcome to part II of the interview with Virginia Allum, head of SLC's Medical English courses and lead Medical English consultant. In addition to being a lecturer in English for Medical Purposes, ... (more...)

Interview with Virginia Allum - author of SLC's Online Medical English Courses PART I

Virginia Allum is the head of SLC's Medical English courses and lead Medical English consultant. In addition to this, she is also a lecturer in English for Medical Purposes, a Medical English teacher ... (more...)

Top 5 eLearning Trends For 2016

According to an article on Mail Online, the average person spends 8 hours and 41 minutes on electronic devices each day. Considering that 6-8 hours are used to sleep and the remaining are taken up ... (more...)