Language courses made to 2009 to England in the first quarter compared to 30 percent the previous year. The long slightly dusty, British destinations appear 2009 in new splendour and can benefit in terms of the language even by the economic crisis, thanks to the attractive price of the British pound. Compared to the previous year 30% were booked with us in the first three months of the current year more language stays in England”, Kurt Krummenacher, Managing Director of the language travel agency confirmed BOA Lingua. Long time the British Isles traveller language was no longer popular. Overseas destinations appeared attractive and lured with the reputation of the big wide world. Australia and Canada are still very popular for language courses, feel especially language schools in New Zealand and Malta the newly invigorated competition from England. Should the economic crisis seems to provide for this turnaround. The strong British pound was one reason why Britain for language courses was not so attractive for years.
They thereby Many discouraged resulting, high cost of living. Due to the economic crisis but also the British pound has become more attractive and language courses are in comparison to the previous year by up to 25% cheaper,”explains Krummenacher. Trends en mass of fashion and music trends to spill over a week from the island to the European mainland. British artists such as Amy Winehouse, Duffy and the Kaiser Chiefs are also popular on the island in the Switzerland. Classical language travel destinations such as Brighton, Bournemouth, Cambridge or Oxford shine to their former glory, without dust.
You have blossomed into student cities, which have a large and varied cultural offer. The non plus ultra on the island remains London, but also lesser-known sites such as Manchester or Bristol have dressed themselves up in recent years and adapt standard to London. Extensive shopping tours or concerts are no longer a problem also here long. Just Manchester has blossomed into a top destination, with a lively Music scene, which has produced bands such as OASIS and the Chemical Brothers and Manchester United, one of the most famous football clubs in the world. Also just these destinations deemed insider tips for language courses, with the advantage that it has less Swiss at the schools. Mecca of business language training for years, England is the most important address for business language training. These 2 up 3 week courses aimed at professionals who are moving in an international business environment. Teaching is business English, often tailored to a specific professional group: HR professionals, engineers, lawyers, financial and banking experts or even lawyers. But here, too, first reactions to the economic crisis are felt. So, school Kingsway from April until June offers a discount of 30% for unemployed people who visit a business or General English language course. The program is supported by a Fund. Can benefit all people from the EU or Switzerland, which are unemployed at the moment, or between two Jobs “, explains Sue Johns of the language school Kings way. The trend to complete a language stay in England will continue probably also some time. As a reason is proximity to the Switzerland and the associated short route, like the decades of experience of the language schools and the resulting high standard of quality. Boa Lingua language stays worldwide Tel: + 41 (0) 44 211 12 32