A day in the life of st. giles school

A day in the life of St. Giles School
Of English in London
Hello, I’m Simone Gatner, I’m from Switzerland,
I am 22 years old,
and I am a student of the St Giles College you see
Right here in front of you.
And this is Caroline, my friend.
Hello, my name is Caroline Wahren and I live in
Stockholm in Sweden and I am also a student
at St Giles and we want to show you the school.
So come on.
It’s not as cold as it was yesterday, is it?
No, I don’t think so.
Hello.
Hello.
Hello. Good morning.
This is the main office and this is Stephanie
Grabowski, and she is the registrar here at St Giles.
Stephanie, what does a registrar do?
Um, I book courses for students and I look after
Them while they’re here.
OK. Thank you.
Thank you.
Hello.
Hello.
Hello.
This is Madeleine Blumquist. She is the student’s


Accommodation officer here at St Giles.
Madeleine, what do you do?
I arrange the accommodation for our students,
So I visit and, er, interview our families,
and if a student is ill or has an accident I would
Help them with that.
OK, thank you, bye.
Now this is the library, people come here to study
Because it’s a quiet place.
And we have a lot of books here and we have
Guides to different places in England,
and look, here’s Reward.
Lovely.
And here’s our friends, we’re going
To introduce them.
What about you, where are you from, and what is
Your name?
Yes, hi, my name is So Yoon. I’m from Korea,
I’m 22 years old.
I’m studying English with wonderful friends and
Teachers.
What’s your name?
Ah, my name is Yoji. I’m from Japan.
I’m, er, 26 years old.
I’m happy to meet many friends and spend the
Time together.
Thank you. What’s your name?
I’m Antonio. I am 20 years old. I am from Spain.
This is Cosima, she is in my class.
I am 20 years old, I’m Italian but I live in
Switzerland.
That’s Pascal over there, isn’t it?
Yes, I’m from Switzerland.
I’m staying in London for 16 weeks,
and I like my host family.
Hello, Christina.
Hi, Caroline.
Can you tell us something about yourself?
Yes. I’m Christina, I’m 25 years old, I’m from Italy,
And I really like England.
Hello Ceci.
Hello Caroline.
Would you like to tell us something about yourself?
Yes. My name is Ceci, I’m 19 years old,
And I’m Italian.
OK, thank you.
Hello, Mai.
Hi.
Can you tell us about yourself?
Yes. My name is Mai, I’m 21 years old,
And I’m from Japan.
This is our beautiful garden, and we like it very
Much, especially in the summer time.
It’s got beautiful trees and flowers, as you can see.
This is the canteen.
And this is Maria. Maria, can you tell us what you
Are doing here?
I make sandwiches, I bake cakes and we make
Coffee and tea, and we serve people.
Do you like the food here?
Yeah, I think it’s great.
Really.
This is one of the classrooms
Which we use every day.
There are between 10 and 12 students in each
Class. This is one of our teachers.
His name is Niall, and he is very nice.
And who is this?
Hello, my name’s Keith Harding.
I’m the principal at St. Giles College, er, Highgate.
I’m from London.
I run the school; I plan and organise courses;
I appoint teachers and other staff;
Um, and I generally make sure we offer
A good service to the students.
OK, that’s our school.
See you some day.
Bye.



A day in the life of st. giles school