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Apr
26

6 tips to write effective emails

Nowadays we all receive hundreds of emails, whether personal or for work and it is easy for people to overlook your email if it is not written correctly. Your email needs to stand out and you have to use good writing skills to grab people’s attention.. Below are 6 tips to write effective emails.   [...]
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Jan
25

65 Tips To Pass The IELTS exam

Check out these 65 IELTS tips to help you successfully prepare for the IELTS. Feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the page if you have any questions. Enjoy! IELTS SPEAKING TIPS 1. In Speaking, don’t try to give a prepared speech, or talk about a different topic from the one you [...]
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Dec
12

2017 IELTS Dates in Dubai

You will find all of the dates for 2017 IELTS dates in Dubai for both the General & Academic IELTS.   Please note - we recommend checking if there are still availabilities before deciding on a date.   If you would like more information about IELTS exam preparation and official IELTS exams in Dubai, please call us [...]
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Nov
22

Speak Is Now An Accredited Language Test Centre

Speak Language Institute is proud to announce its partnership with LanguageCert. We are officially an approved LanguageCert Testing Centre, offering our students the chance to get an internationally recognised English Qualification. Here are some of the benefits of the LanguageCert qualifications: Internationally recognised Awarding Body: you will improve your chances for academic progression and have [...]
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Nov
17

What’s the difference between a course and a programme?

This is a something which can be quite confusing at times. Most people seem to think that a course a programme are the same. However, there is a difference and we would like to explain what that is, because at Speak Institute we are going to start offering both. The explanation below is Speak Institute's [...]
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Aug
29

Back to School! New courses start Sunday 4th September

Summer is over, kids have started school again and the traffic is back. Yes September is here. It's a great time to start learning again and Speak Institute is here to help. We know how important English is to people living in Dubai. Our teachers are from the UK, Canada, US, New Zealand and South Africa [...]
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4 tips on how to improve communication at work

How often do feel like your colleagues don’t quite understand what you want to say or write? Maybe your body language is misunderstood by others or your intonation upsets your co-workers. Dubai is a wonderful place to work with many opportunities across all sectors. No one wants to admit they lack of communication skills; however, […]

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Free Arabic Demo lesson

Do you want to learn Arabic? Do you want to discover more about the local culture of the United Arab Emirates? A great way to do that is by learning the language. So to help you decide if it is a good idea or not, we are organising a FREE demo lesson on Saturday 21st […]

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Feb
16

Speak English Institute’s one year anniversary

On Saturday 7th March, celebrate Speak English Institute’s one year anniversary with us!  On the day, get great discounts and the chance to win free English courses! Well what can we say! Speak English Institute is one year old in a few weeks and that it is all thanks to the wonderful students we have […]

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Oct
07

I wonder? Why do we learn Arabic?

Here are some of the major reasons for learning Arabic. 1- Arabic is the 5th most commonly spoken native language in the world. It is a language that is spoken natively in more than 22 countries. These countries make the Arab World. You can travel in all these countries and use Standard Arabic and will […]

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May
13

How important is English at work?

Yes, yes! We all know that Dubai has won the Expo 20202. Who doesn't know to be honest? We hear about it every time we turn the radio on and each time we stare at a magazine. It even seems like most email signatures have a 2020 logo in it. But what does it really mean [...]
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Mar
26

Speak’s Launch Night

If you missed out on the Speak English Institute launch night on 12th March in Jumeirah Lakes Towers  here's a little catch up on what happened. It was a great night with over 70 visitors! We had a mini-cinema playing classic film clips, a games room, and a fun photo booth. Not to mention plenty [...]
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Nov
28

Why study business English in Dubai?

Nowadays, most people realise that they need to know some English if they want to be ahead professionally or maybe just for traveling. Whatever the reason is, being able to speak English is an important skill that most people need, especially in Dubai. When studying business English, students will cover topics related to work and [...]
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May
28

How to improve your English in Dubai

A lot of our students ask us how they can improve their English outside of the classroom. This is a good question as we strongly believe that learners will only truly improve their English by communicating outside of class. Of course, classrooms and teachers  help you improve. However, the teacher is only there to guide [...]
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Apr
15

Best website to learn English for Free

There are many great websites out there which can help you improve your English. However, there is one which stands out from the lot in my opinion. BBC Learning English is a great website for intermediate level students and above to learn English for free. It offers so many things for non-native English speakers to [...]
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Apr
15

Learning English in Dubai

Most people arriving in Dubai, whether for work or a long holiday, feel the need to improve their English. Even though Dubai is an Arabic speaking country, the language spoken by most people is English. Professionals and holidaymakers therefore often look for a place where they can learn or improve their English. There are a [...]
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Apr
15

A new English School in Dubai

Dear English Learners, Welcome to Speak, the only language school in Dubai that specialises in teaching only English. We are a group of young, energetic and experienced English teachers who want to offer the best teaching possible to all learners in Dubai. We are different compared to other English Institutes in Dubai because we offer [...]
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