Lectures for Students

Entertaining and educational lectures for students are effective and affordable.

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Lectures for Teachers

Keeping teachers up-dated with new words and phrases from the English-speaking countries.

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Dedicated Study Days

Build your own interesting and informative study day or course around the English language.

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A selection of topics that Nicholas covers. If you can't find your favourite subject there, please ask.

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New for 2020-21

Since 1998, Nicholas has worked freelance for teachers’ ongoing professional development. He is known for his entertaining and informative lecturing style.

Nicholas specialises in contemporary English and the variations of the language that can be found around the world.

Nicholas does lots of other stuff. Read more here.

Send Nicholas a message or ask a question.

There is a new course for 2020-21

New words from Britain, America and Australia and how they arrived in English. Come and discover them. Black Lives Matter, coronavirus and other rich sources of words and terms will be covered. As always, your questions about the English language will be answered.

Full course literature will be supplied covering the hundreds of new words, terms and phrases from each of the past three years.

Information will be available in August.


Confirmed locations and dates will be posted on facebook and on this site.

You can get advance information sent you by joining my mailing list.

Nicholas is available for study days during weeks 33-35 and 44.

A few dates are available for lectures for students. Why not kick off your students' year with an exciting lecture?

A course in England for teachers will be running in June 2021.