Student Interview: Alex from Malaysia

Alex, who is 17 and comes from Malaysia, is studying on our 25 hours English course. We asked him a little bit about himself and how he is getting on at Select English.

Alex

Hello Alex. Can you tell us about your family?

I have a father and mother and one sister, who is older than me.

What did you do before you came to Select English?

I was at school. My favourite subjects were English and mathematics.

And what do you want to do when you finish your English course?

I want to study Business at university. Maybe I will help my dad at work. He runs a company which recycles waste paper.

Is the UK very different from your home country?

Yes, the air is much fresher – and colder!

Do you like Cambridge?

Yes, it’s not too busy.

Have you been anywhere else in the UK?

Yes, I have visited London and Bicester with my friends.

What do you do in your spare time?

I go to the library to study and do my homework.

How long have you been studying English at Select?

I have been here for one month.

Why are you studying English?

Because my English is very bad and I want to improve.

Do you like Select English?

Yes, the teachers are very friendly.