London! What is it like for English language students to study here?


In our writing and listening option classes we explore different vocabulary and structures for writing. Recently, the students discussed their favourite experiences here in London, before examining the style of writing required for a blog post. Paulina, from Germany, is a talented student at Tti, and below is an excellent blog post she produced about her experiences here in London.

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International Cat Day 2017

As you may already know we are real cat lovers here at Tti! In celebration of International Cat Day today, our intern Louisa has written this great blog about her cat who she misses very much!

My little rascal: Lotta

Some of you might know Astrid Lindgrens Stories about Lotta on Troublemaker Street, it was one of my favourite books as a child and the protagonist “Lotta” was always some kind of role model for me.

So, of course, when I got the chance to name our new kitten, the choice was crystal clear.

We got Lotta from our closest animal shelter (BTW: Do not shop, adopt!) in December of 2012 and she has made our home a home and our life a lot better.

Her fur has three colours: black, white and a feisty shade of red.


Her character can be described as feisty as her red specks of fur, but don’t be mistaken: She has never in her life killed a single mouse… she occasionally tosses them around our garden and thinks of them as a toy but they were always able to escape last minute.

Our dog might not be as lucky the next time he wants to play with her . Fullgrown Labrador vs. the smallest little cat ever… Thought the Labrador would win the belt? Nope you guessed wrong. One ferocious hiss and a  eager swish with Lottas paw and our dog, Emil, is nowhere to be seen.


I have been in London for 5 ½ weeks now which means I haven’t seen her for a loooooong time and I miss her (and the dog, but it’s national CAT day after all) like crazy. Especially when my feet are cold by night and she is nowhere near me to make them feel warm and cozy again.

So all of you who are able to give a home to a little kitten and are considering anyway: what’s there to think about? You might have to give up your throne as head of the house, because your cat will call the shots now but it is more than worth it!

My cat in her natural habitat: Queen of the castle:

IMG_3265Thanks so much for your contribution to our blog Louisa! For more details about Tti School of English click the link!

International Friendship Day 2017

Whether you celebrated International Friendship Day last Sunday or today, we thought you would like to read this blog written by two of our former students Sara and Paola from Italy who met at Tti! Read on to find out more about their international friendship!
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Sara writes…….The first time I met Paola I didn’t know she would become someone important in my life, who I am grateful to have met, to be honest I didn’t really like her very much when we first met!
We are so different but our path crossed while we were both living a similar life experiences ( living abroad, working as a nanny and studying at Tti School of English) and the rest is history!
A lot of fun, laughter, food (it’s all about where and when we eat) and beer. In one word: true friendship.
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Paola says……….I could finish this blog to describe our friendship and all the fantastic moments Sarà and I spent together but I’ll also write a few words on this important day. Tti School had an essential role because I could not have met Sara without being at that school and even if at the beginning we didn’t like each other that much, step by step we discovered our friendship could  last forever.
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Spending three years in London far away from our families and friends was so much easier with a true friend next to me. We spent such beautiful adventures together, we cried, we laughed a lot and we had such lovely trips together. Now we live in two different countries but we still keep in touch and tell each other all the news we have day by day. I don’t think I could have got through London’ experience without Sara! Happy International Friendship Day to everyone!
Thanks so much to you both for contributing to our blog! To find out more about our school and making friendships visit