1) They went abroad in August.
2) They studied in Scotland at a good state school - Summer School.
3) They were learning English and playing games.
4) No, they speak better after Summer School.
5) They tried to call her but she wasn't in.
6) Yes, they would.
7) Твои вопросы, можно написать, например:
Yes, I would.
8) Yes, because doing any activities that are connected with English language would improve my English.