Beauty and the Beast

EC Students Experience Luxury Movies

EC San Diego students experienced their fest-ever luxury movie-watching experience at The Lot San Diego. They watched the “Beauty and the Beast” with Teacher Autumn, who had an optional vocabulary activity to go along with it. The students were impressed by the reclining seats and gourmet food options offered at the movie theatres. Students learned new words … Read more

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Student Ambassador Spotlight Series: Moving up in English Levels

  Giovanni Freni Sterrantino is one of EC’s Academic Year Student Ambassadors. From the time he arrived from Calabria, Italy, he struggled the most with pronunciation and conversation, but during our interview he seems confident and the conversation is fluid with little to no pauses. Although he admits “today was a good English day,” meaning … Read more

Our new intern, Kana Hamada, enjoying the San Diego Zoo.

EC San Diego Welcomes Our New Intern

Meet our new intern, Kana Hamada, from Japan! Kana is joining us from EC San Francisco where she spent a year as a student learning English at EC San Francisco. The differences between San Diego and San Francisco are apparent, especially the city layout and weather. San Francisco is known for its cold, windy climate while … Read more

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Giving Thanks at EC SD: Thanksgiving Potluck Party

Last Thursday EC San Diego enjoyed a festive Thanksgiving Potluck Party with students, faculty and staff. Tables were adorned with cut-out turkeys, pumpkins and, of course, tons of delicious food! Students brought home-made desserts and popular dishes from their home countries. EC San Diego supplied traditional, American Thanksgiving treats, such as pumpkin and apple pie. It was a festive feast … Read more

Students interviewing voters at a local polling place.

Voting in the United States

EC San Diego students in Gary Katz’s advanced class went on a field trip to get a sneak peak into the American voting process in action. Students had the opportunity to observe firsthand the American voting process. To get a better understanding of how the general election works, students took a field trip down to a local polling place to watch and observe people … Read more