The True English Language Test


        A Dutch poet named G. Nolst Trenité beautifully captured how terrible the English language is as regards pronunciation in his poem ‘The Chaos’, which was published in 1920 and attempted to show Nolst’s, and indeed language learners in general’s frustration at attempting to master English pronunciation. I include a few exerts …

Christmas Holidays 2013-2014


   Please note that the Callan School of English Barcelona, ​​will be closed from the 24th of December to the 2nd of January .   “On behalf of the management, the teachers and all the staff of Callan School, we wish you all a wonderful festive season brimming with Yuletide cheer and trust that 2014 will …

Living Abroad


Six years ago, my parents upped and left England, choosing to move to France, in the house they had bought a few years previously. At the time, I felt quite angry about it, as many eighteen year olds probably would, not fully understanding the decision and feeling a little left behind, abandoned, that sort of …

The Conversation Club: “Socializing”


If you want to practise your English, Callan School Barcelona invites you to take part in Damien’s new Conversation Club. “Socializing & Shopping“: come and learn how to deal with common situations involving buying, selling and getting to know people. Friday, 22nd of November. Stages 1 to 5: 13,00 -14,00 h.

Seminar: “Prepare your Exam”


Callan Barcelona, cordially invites all students to get ready for their stage exam with the “Growing up with grammar. Prepare your exam Seminar”. Sign up at the School reception and have your questions answered!. Wednesday, 20th of November. Stages 6 to 12:  (16,00-17,00 h.) Friday, 22nd of November. Stages 6 to 12: (13,00-14,00 h.) Stages 1 …

The Conversation Club: “News with Emily”


“News with Emily”, new Conversation Club English Academy Callan Barcelona. Friday, 15th of November. Stages 1 to 5: 14,00-15,00 h. Please, confirm at reception. (Free Activity).

Writing Styles Seminar


Do you want to practise your English? Callan Barcelona invites you to take part in our next English Seminar: “Writing Styles Seminar”. Polish your written English in this Seminar which will show you how to write compositions, letters and much more… Monday 11th of November. Stages 3 to 5: 16,00-17,00 h. Friday 15th of November. …