Paisley English and Maths Tuition at Kip McGrath – Summer 2012

Summer Learning at Kip McGrath Paisley

Do you want to keep your child busy, happy and doing something worthwhile during the long weeks of Summer? We are delighted to say that we are running our popular Summer School once again this year.
We know how much parents wish to keep their children in the learning zone during holiday time. We’re here to help!

CLASSES
Last for 1 hour 30 minutes and are based around key skills of Maths, Language delivered through fun activities. If you have specific areas you wish your child to work on we will happily include these.

CLASS TIMES
Tuesday 4.30-6.00 pm and 6.00-7.30pm

Thursday 9.00-10.30 am and 10.30-12.00am

Your child can attend as many classes as you wish. Why not use our double Thursday classes to help with the problem of childcare? Your child will be safe and happy and ‘in the learning zone’.
Classes commence week beginning 2nd July.

CLASS COST
Individual class £25
Double class £45
6 classes £125
6 double classes £240
Cost inludes a snack as well as a small gift for those attending 6 classes. Payment should be paid in advance – this is negotiable.

We are enrolling now
Tel: 07943 803 484  or click on www.kipmcgrath.co.uk/Paisley for more information on our Maths and English Programmes.

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Americanisms – 50 of your most noted Examples

I came across this article from the BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-14201796 about the 50 most hated “Americanisms” and I have to say this is something that irritates me somewhat.I have a very close friend who uses the phrase “24/7” every time we meet.  I have no idea why but that particular phrase really annoys me.  I also watch America’s Next Top Model (only because my daughter loves it and it is something we watch together).  That’s my story anyway!  I hate the way they use the word critique as a verb instead of criticise.  I understand from reading online elsewhere that this is becoming acceptable but to me it just sounds wrong.

Due to the amount of American TV we all watch I suppose this is inevitable. I know that the English language is continuing to evolve as it has over  hundreds of years with the influence of other languages so I suppose I am just being a bit of a snob here.

Anyway, please read the list and let me know if there are any Americanisms that annoy you.

Blog written by Kirsty McHugh, Scotland Administrator at Kip McGrath Education Centres Scotland