The language of Christmas adverts - win £250!

Christmas 2020 will be very different to what we are all used to - for very obvious reasons. To get you into the festive spirit, we’re running a competition to win £250 in cash. To be in with a chance of winning, simply choose your favourite Christmas advert and discuss how it uses language and images to construct meanings and good feelings over the festive period (maximum 400 words).

The winner will be announced on 18th December 2020 and our favourite submissions will be published on the BGU website.

Simply fill out the form on this page and we will be in touch with guidance on how to submit your essay for a chance to win!

Why study TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) at BGU?

  • TESOL is ideal if you are looking to expand your horizons within education, beyond the traditional primary and secondary teaching routes
  • The course will allow you to further your love of the English language and prepare you to teach it to people all around the world
  • Gain a free accredited professional TESOL teaching qualification (Trinity certificate) whilst studying
  • Excellent opportunities to practice teaching TESOL in a variety of educational settings across the UK and the rest of the world


When I finish this course I want to go straight back into my role as a language teacher, only this time I want to be as effective and efficient as the course has taught me to be. I started the course with a solid understanding of linguistics but what the course has given me is the knowledge and skills to really teach others, which has taken my abilities to a whole new level.

Moses, TESOL

What You Will Study in TESOL at BGU

This course will provide you with academic knowledge, practical skills and professional experience in preparation for a future in English language teaching, media or publishing sector. It will provide the tools and resources for you to reflect upon your professional practice, conduct your own research or continue with further studies in the field of linguistics.

This course has modules relating to the use of English language and teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) , which will help you to become qualified with a specialist subject expertise in English language and an internationally recognised teaching qualification.

Completion of the course gives you a qualification that will allow you to apply for positions as an English Language teacher both in the UK and abroad. However, you will also benefit from a thorough exploration of English language, developing skills in critical thinking, written and spoken communication skills, and teaching practice.

Click here to find out more about our TESOL courses here at BGU.