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About EC

We're ready and waiting to set you on the path to success


We'll be your guide as you explore the English language

Learn English to enhance and expand your career options and open up the world of education. The courses offered by EC are suitable for all levels of understanding, and are designed to focus on the area of your choice.

Choose an Academic, Business or General English Course and study in the company of like-minded individuals from all over the world in exciting cities like New York, London or Los Angeles.

With the help of supportive, experienced teachers, state of the art facilities and the very best teaching materials, you'll enjoy a life-changing experience and leave with the skills needed to pursue your dream.

We love what we do

We love what we do

Teaching English isn’t just a job for us, it’s a passion. We take pride in our students' achievements.

We go the extra mile

We go the extra mile

As far as we’re concerned there’s no such thing as ‘good enough’. We do a great job and then go further, doing whatever it takes to achieve success on your behalf.

We deliver what we promise

We deliver what we promise

The results we offer aren’t simply an aspiration or target, they’re guaranteed. When you study with us you know that we’ll make sure you meet your goals.

We have a can-do mindset

We have a can-do mindset

We see opportunities, not problems. We concentrate on how much you can achieve, instead of the things you can't do.

Helping students succeed in a global community

Our mission is to help courageous students like you succeed in a global community. You are at the centre of everything we do, which means that our focus is always on you.

The Orange Carpet Experience

EC's Orange Carpet Experience was the Silver Star Award winner in the 2016 UK Customer Experience Awards, setting a new standard for student care in our industry. The award recognises organisations for excellence in customer service, and our goal is to continue showing you what it means to be a VIP. From the moment you book with us until you complete your journey, you will always know you're our star!

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The EC Promise and what it means to you

Here at EC, our aim is simple. We’re here to help you reach the English level you choose. We provide the education, learning environment and social programme you need to make the progress you’re capable of.

Our unique EC Promise means that, as long as you follow your personalised learning programme, we promise that your English will improve.

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EC Promise

See how EC Online works

English Language study at your fingertips

EC Online

EC Online is a unique learning tool which starts working the moment you book one of our English Courses. Combining learning materials, testing and communication with teachers and other students,social networking, it enables you to get the most out of your studies at any time, no matter where you are.

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Teaching Methods

Our teaching methods have been honed over 30 years of experience, and are focused on delivering relevant, engaging material in a friendly and inclusive manner. Mix with students from all over the world and learn the mechanics of the language while engaging in lively and interesting conversation.

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See how we teach English

Our teaching methods deliver through focused engagement


See how EC Advance works

The power of technology enhances your learning journey

EC Advance

Included as part of EC Online, EC Advance is a cutting edge testing system which allows you to track your progress through every stage of your EC journey. Detailed progress reports and constant communication with your teachers will enable you to tailor your studies to suit your needs.

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The EC Family

Say hello to a few of the people who help to make the EC Family such a global success. From teachers to support staff and social leaders, every member of our team is dedicated to helping you improve your English.


Kevin McKillop



Isabel Ribeiro

EC Centre Director


Dan Woodard

Talent and Global CSR Manager

Not sure which EC English course is right for you?

EC offers a broad range of courses to help you meet your goals. Let us help you find the perfect course for you.

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