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The 30+ Experience

If you are 30 years of age or above, and want to study with like-minded students in a stylish school, this experience is designed especially for you. Throughout your trip, you will be surrounded by students from all over the world, and have an opportunity to learn about their cultural, personal and professional backgrounds. 

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English Schools for those over 30

Find the English course that suits you best

Whether you’re preparing to take your exams, or you’re eager to improve your conversational skills, we’ve got the course for you. Gain confidence, become more fluent and succeed at building up your English language skills with either a general or an intensive course. See all English courses

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Student Testimonials

Have a look at what students say about their EC journey to becoming more proficient in the English language during their time with us.

  • Noura

    I have improved a lot since I got here. I went from beginner to Elementary to pre-intermediate and I will continue to get where I want to be. Everyone here was lovely and the environment around me was so nice. People were helpful when you ask for anything.

    Noura from Saudi Arabia stayed in Montreal and studied General English

    Kira

    I have discovered that hanging out with students from all over the world is the best way to improve your English. The school provides activities like surfing and playing beach volleyball. The classes are vivid and educational and my teachers have been very friendly and supportive.

    Kira from Switzerland stayed in San Diego and studied Cambridge CPE Exam Preparation

    Hyein

    I’ve been here for 3 months. I’m really happy and glad to be here. I think Boston is the best place to study English and make good friends. We can experience various activities and have great times. I want to make wonderful memories with new students!

    Hyein from South Korea stayed in Boston and studied Academic Semester/Year

  • Andressa

    I chose to study at EC Montreal because I already had an experience at EC New York, and it was unforgettable. Now my aim is to learn French. What I like the most is that the teachers review the subjects that we've learned before, and this is really good for me. I love EC!

    Andressa from Brazil stayed in Montreal and studied General English

    Linda

    Here we meet people from all over the world, and you learn about their experiences and their culture. The teachers and staff are very experienced. You get to interact with your classmates, go out with your new friends and really learn from one another. 

    Linda from Côte d’Ivoire stayed in New York 30+ and studied General English

    Emanuel

    The way you learn English is so wonderful. Actually, you will not feel like you're studying at all because the classes are so exciting and the next thing you know is that you're becoming an expert in English.

    Emanuel from Mexico stayed in Toronto and studied General English

  • Kim

    I wanted to come to Los Angeles and Santa Monica is the most beautiful and peaceful place in Los Angeles. My teachers are very good and friendly. I'd recommend my EC to my friends because of the location and the school is huge.

    Kim from Switzerland stayed in Los Angeles and studied General English

    Andrea

    I had the best time in EC Toronto. I improved my English with great lessons. I met amazing people, teachers and staff that now I can call friends for life. I also had the opportunity to live in this beautiful city. If I have the chance I will repeat it again.

    Andrea from Mexico stayed in Toronto 30+ and studied General English

    Erika

    Learning English here is my dream coming true, and it's amazing! The best about Dublin is the opportunity to meet people from different countries, which it's an amazing way to practise your English and improve your cultural knowledge. I also have all the support from teachers and staff.

    Erika from Brazil stayed in Dublin 30+ and studied General English

  • Yeran

    All of teachers are so kind and I love them. They always care for students. My favorite activity was Beach Volleyball and I love Halloween!! It was my first time to enjoy Halloween in the USA because in my country Halloween is not popular culture. 

    Yeran from South Korea stayed in San Diego and studied General English

    Maria Jose

    I'm very thankful for the classes here because they have a very high-quality of teaching. It's impressive how much I've learned in 3 months. During your life in NY, at every step you make in the city, you always remember everything you learned in class. That's why you realize they're very effective.

    Maria Jose from Spain stayed in New York 30+ and studied English for Work

    Delvair

    I came to London to improve my English, but also have a great life's experience. I am really enjoyng it! London is very special because your diversity and the opportunities that offers, including know people of different countries with different accents and cultures.

    Delvair from Brazil stayed in London 30+ and studied General English

  • Noura

    I have improved a lot since I got here. I went from beginner to Elementary to pre-intermediate and I will continue to get where I want to be. Everyone here was lovely and the environment around me was so nice. People were helpful when you ask for anything.

    Noura from Saudi Arabia stayed in Montreal and studied General English

  • Kira

    I have discovered that hanging out with students from all over the world is the best way to improve your English. The school provides activities like surfing and playing beach volleyball. The classes are vivid and educational and my teachers have been very friendly and supportive.

    Kira from Switzerland stayed in San Diego and studied Cambridge CPE Exam Preparation

  • Hyein

    I’ve been here for 3 months. I’m really happy and glad to be here. I think Boston is the best place to study English and make good friends. We can experience various activities and have great times. I want to make wonderful memories with new students!

    Hyein from South Korea stayed in Boston and studied Academic Semester/Year

  • Andressa

    I chose to study at EC Montreal because I already had an experience at EC New York, and it was unforgettable. Now my aim is to learn French. What I like the most is that the teachers review the subjects that we've learned before, and this is really good for me. I love EC!

    Andressa from Brazil stayed in Montreal and studied General English

  • Linda

    Here we meet people from all over the world, and you learn about their experiences and their culture. The teachers and staff are very experienced. You get to interact with your classmates, go out with your new friends and really learn from one another. 

    Linda from Côte d’Ivoire stayed in New York 30+ and studied General English

  • Emanuel

    The way you learn English is so wonderful. Actually, you will not feel like you're studying at all because the classes are so exciting and the next thing you know is that you're becoming an expert in English.

    Emanuel from Mexico stayed in Toronto and studied General English

  • Kim

    I wanted to come to Los Angeles and Santa Monica is the most beautiful and peaceful place in Los Angeles. My teachers are very good and friendly. I'd recommend my EC to my friends because of the location and the school is huge.

    Kim from Switzerland stayed in Los Angeles and studied General English

  • Andrea

    I had the best time in EC Toronto. I improved my English with great lessons. I met amazing people, teachers and staff that now I can call friends for life. I also had the opportunity to live in this beautiful city. If I have the chance I will repeat it again.

    Andrea from Mexico stayed in Toronto 30+ and studied General English

  • Erika

    Learning English here is my dream coming true, and it's amazing! The best about Dublin is the opportunity to meet people from different countries, which it's an amazing way to practise your English and improve your cultural knowledge. I also have all the support from teachers and staff.

    Erika from Brazil stayed in Dublin 30+ and studied General English

  • Yeran

    All of teachers are so kind and I love them. They always care for students. My favorite activity was Beach Volleyball and I love Halloween!! It was my first time to enjoy Halloween in the USA because in my country Halloween is not popular culture. 

    Yeran from South Korea stayed in San Diego and studied General English

  • Maria Jose

    I'm very thankful for the classes here because they have a very high-quality of teaching. It's impressive how much I've learned in 3 months. During your life in NY, at every step you make in the city, you always remember everything you learned in class. That's why you realize they're very effective.

    Maria Jose from Spain stayed in New York 30+ and studied English for Work

  • Delvair

    I came to London to improve my English, but also have a great life's experience. I am really enjoyng it! London is very special because your diversity and the opportunities that offers, including know people of different countries with different accents and cultures.

    Delvair from Brazil stayed in London 30+ and studied General English

Pick your destination and begin your journey with us

Whether it’s in Cape Town or Vancouver, Malta or Los Angeles, we’ve got the course that brings you closer to your English language goals.

Our EC courses receive accreditation and awards from around the world

  • ACCET ACELS ISI British Coucil Feltom BPPE English USA Languages Canada BPSS
  • PTIB English UK ALTO TESL Marketing English in Ireland EduSA SAYTC SAYTC