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Funny food idioms that will make you sound more French

For example…   The expression ‘it’s raining cats and dogs’ doesn’t mean that it’s literally raining cats and dogs. It actually means heavy rain. Learning and becoming familiar with...
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What’s Brexit got to do with language learning? Turns out a lot.

A recent survey published by the British Council cites Brexit as one of the reasons that pupils are becoming disengaged with foreign language learning. According to a third of secondary teachers, a...

Top 10 free things to do in Barcelona

Embrace the captivating coastal city of Barcelona and its endless culture, remarkable architecture and breath-taking scenery. We want to help your students capture the moment when they’ve been...
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Seville’s top 10 (almost free) school trip activities

Seville is your gateway to a time gone by. Known for its steamy-hot summers and mild winters, this southern Spanish capital is famous for its historic churches, grand palaces, Renaissance...
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Funny animal idioms that will make you sound more French

One great way to make yourself, or your language students, sound like a French native is to learn ‘expressions idiomatiques’ (known in English as idioms or sayings). These are everyday sayings...
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How can an international trip lead to success?

Taking your students out of the classroom on a school trip and immersing them into a totally new culture is one of the most rewarding experiences you can give. Being able to visit the countries that...

Is language learning a dying art?

The continued decline of modern language teaching and learning across the UK has been given much press coverage over the past five years. With an official from the Department for Education admitting...

Give your language trip that ‘je ne sais quoi’

If you’re looking to give your budding linguists a language trip they won’t forget, then look no further! We give you the lowdown of our top language trip picks. You’ll venture deep into the...
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Barcelona in action – an itinerary in a nutshell

At Rayburn Tours, we live to create the ultimate trip. An experience to remember. One that will enhance your students’ understanding of the world around them, support their learning and leave them...

Don’t miss these top travel picks for 2019

With the return to work and the habitual routine, our ‘new year, new me’ resolutions can all too quickly be forgotten. This year why not make a resolution to stick to, reigniting your enthusiasm,...

European Day of Languages Resources

Wednesday 26th September 2018 marks the European Day of Languages. A day to celebrate linguistic diversity by highlighting the importance of language learning, promoting the preservation of diverse...

Summer Sum Up – Education