Brighton Palace Pier

 What is Brighton Palace Pier?

Brighton Palace Pier is a beautiful Victorian pleasure pier. It opened in 1899. It is 525 meters long. Over 4 million people visit this pier every year. It is a very famous landmark in England.

Where exactly is it?

It is in the middle of Brighton beach, close to the city centre. If you walk to the sea from the train station, you will see it when you get to the beach.

What can I do there?

You can enjoy the fantastic sea air. You can try fish and chips and other traditional seaside food. If you are brave, you can go on the frightening amusement rides! You can play games in the amusement arcades. You can relax with a cup of tea. You can see Brighton from the sea!

Is it expensive?

It is free to go on the pier but take some money for the rides, food and amusements.

The Seven Sisters Country Park

Visit The Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters Country Park is a beautiful place to visit. It is in the South Downs National Park. It has wonderful views of the sea and is an adventure into the English countryside. A lot of people visit Seven Sisters each year. They enjoy the river valley, the grassland and the huge chalk cliffs. The air is fresh and the atmosphere is very relaxing.

The Seven Sisters are very high chalk cliffs. This part of England’s coast is very natural.

How to travel to there

Seven Sisters Country Park is near a very small place called Exceat, near Seaford in East Sussex. It is easy to travel there by bus. Buses from Brighton to Eastbourne or Seaford will stop at Seven Sisters. Ask the bus driver to be certain. There are also two car parks, but you will need to pay for a ticket.

Correction in the English classroom. A guide for teachers.

Support in the lesson

Correction is very important in English lessons. It is the main advantage of practising English with the support of a teacher. Error correction does not normally occur when simply chatting outside of English lessons. Correction from one a learner’s friends or colleagues is very rare. It is often unhelpful or incorrect. Most people believe it is rude or inappropriate in a social situation.

Every English course

Correction is the rightful occupation of a language teacher. It helps learners learn faster. Correction helps learners avoid developing fossilised errors that they cannot “unlearn.”  All types of English courses, including General English, Conversation and Cambridge exam preparation courses (IELTS, CAE, FCE, etc) require correction.

How do I find a job in Brighton?

This information is part of a guide to support Brighton’s international community. It is about how to find a job in Brighton. We hope it is helpful.

A high level of English will help you find a job in Brighton

So you have arrived in Brighton and you need to look for a job. There are lots of jobs in Brighton but it can take a bit of time to find employment. If your level of English is high, you have an advantage in the job market. This will increase the probability of getting a good job in Brighton. If your level of English is low, your job opportunities in Brighton will be reduced. You might consider improving your English level with English courses.

How do I write a cover letter?

What is a cover letter?

A cover letter is a document that you attach to your CV when you make a job application. It is your opportunity to tell an employer about yourself. You can show your enthusiasm for the job. You can explain how your experience and skills and attitude will be good for the company.

How do I write a CV? Advice for Brighton’s international community

CV’s (curriculum Vitae) are very important. A good CV will get you a job quickly. If your CV is not very good, you could be searching for a job for a long time. It can be challenging to write a CV in your own country. If you are a member of Brighton’s international community and your English level is low, it can be a lot harder to write a CV. Try to get someone who is good at English to check your CV for you when you have finished it. If you study English on an English language course in Brighton, you could ask your teacher to look at it.

How do I get a NIN (National Insurance Number)?

How to get a national insurance number NIN (or NINO)

Hello. Are you new in Brighton or the UK? Do you want to work or get benefits here? You will need a National Insurance Number (NIN). You can start working without one, but you must get one as soon as possible. This is the law in England. Perhaps you wondering how to get a NIN.

If you have recently arrived in Brighton and you need a job, you might also be interested in reading:

How to find a job in Brighton

How to write a CV

How to write a cover letter

How do I find a room in Brighton?

Brighton’s international community

When you arrive in Brighton it can take a bit of time before you can find a room and move into it. If you do not have good English language skills, you might need some help. Therefore, we are making some suggestions to help you find a room. This infromation is intended to help the international visitors to Brighton. Maybe you are visiting Brighton to work (If you want to work, you will need to give your employer an address). Perhaps you want to learn English on an English course at a language school. Perhaps you want to live in Brighton for a long time or settle in Brighton permanently. Hopefully this information can help you find a room in Brighton. 

Should I study English in a UK language school?

English lessons

There are lots of excellent English language schools in the UK. There are at least 20 in Brighton, a city on the south coast of England. It can cost you time and money to study English on an English language course for international learners. Therefore, you might ask the question “Is it possible to learn English without going to English lessons?”

Learn English naturally

Yes of course it is. No doubt thousands of people every year arrive in England with a very low English level and learn English “naturally”.  They speak to English people, work with English people, and eventually, they master English. You could too.

Good Correction in English Language lessons


Support in the lesson

Correction is the cornerstone of English language teaching. It is the main advantage of practising English with the support of a teacher. Error correction does not normally occur when simply chatting outside of the English language lesson. Correction from one’s peers or colleagues is very rare. It is often unhelpful or incorrect, and would usually be considered rude or inappropriate.