EC Cape Town Bids Farewell to our Intern Ophélie

With a sad ending to an awesome Five month internship, we at EC Cape Town had to say goodbye and farewell to our intern Ophélie Almagro. Such a hard working an inspiring young lady that gave her internship 110%! We wish Ophélie all of the best with her studies as she heads back to France … Read more

English Language Students of EC Cape Town

EC Cape Town staff goes through great lengths to ensure that the students are happy, despite the time of day we want to know how our students are feeling and what their requests are. I pulled aside a few students to get their point of views of what they experience at EC and what their thoughts … Read more

EC’s Academic English Students will see the musical “Show Boat” live in South Africa!

On Friday 16 May 2014, EC students who are in Cape Town to learn academic English have the wonderful opportunity to experience the spectacular internationally acclaimed musical “Show Boat” at the Artscape Opera House. Our English language students will be accompanied by our  South African English teacher Ian Van Rensberg on  this special evening. “Show Boat” is a musical … Read more

International Food Party for English students at EC Cape Town

There is a well known saying that goes: “there is a time and a place for everything” and indeed the time has come for EC English language students to take off their thinking caps and have some fun – what better place to do this than at the EC language school! Friday, 23 May 2014, EC Cape … Read more

EC English Language Students volunteer at Rainbow Dreamers Project in Cape Town

The Rainbow Dreamers Volunteer Project is a non-profit organization affiliated with EC that is dedicated to supporting children from previously disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa. Rainbow Dreamers is based in  KALKFONTEIN (“Chalk Fountain”), a Post-Apartheid Township initially designed by the previous South African government for the area’s local Working-Class people. Located at the foot of the Hottentots’ … Read more

Learning English at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town!

by Sheetal Makhan / Academic Year Coordinator Even if someone visits Cape Town for just a day, the chances of them visiting the V & A Waterfront is very high. Said to be South Africa’s most visited destination, it is situated at the heart of Cape Town’s working harbour. As South Africa celebrated Worker’s Day last … Read more

True Love, by EC English student “Abo Korkmaz”

From Sheetal Makhan / Academic Year Coordinator Every now and then I come across a true gem. When Turkish student, Abdurrahim Korkmaz suddenly appeared back in Cape Town six months ago, I was so delighted to see him. I got to know him last year when he was learning English at EC Cape Town. He can be … Read more

EC Book Recommendation – learn English while reading!

by Sheetal Makhan / Academic Year Coordinator They say “You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover“, but in this case I couldn’t help it. While browsing through a local bookstore lately, my eyes fell on doe-eyed Saroo Brierley as a child – pictured on the cover of the book he authored, “A Long Way Home“. … Read more

One-to-One private English lessons get TWO thumbs up!

by the EC Academic Department The Academic Team at EC Cape Town makes a concerted effort to fulfill our student’s needs. While this may not always be feasible or realistic, it is something that we strive towards. An example of this is the experience that Christian and Christina (both from Germany) had during their time … Read more

Watcha Up To..? EC English Student “Igor Cuna”

What happens to our English language students once they’ve left our doors for the last time and fly off into the horizon? Many of our students have gone on to do some pretty interesting things with their lives, and studying English as well as the overall experience of living in a foreign country, has a … Read more