12 Christmas Classics to Improve your English

The festive season is a time for love, giving, compassion, and good cheer. If you’d like to improve your English this December, check out these 13 Christmas favourites that promise to warm your heart, enrich your vocabulary, and help test your listening skills! 1 | A Christmas Carol   Probably the most well-known and best […]

Christmas Around the EC World

Whether you’re studying at EC English Language Centres, or are just curious about what the festive season is like in some of the world’s most iconic English-speaking destinations, you’ll definitely learn something new about Christmas today. Let’s go! The US The USA is a multi-cultural giant, with many popular Christmas traditions coming from all over […]

Why Study English in Bristol This Summer?

Take advantage of the low British Pound to book a last-minute English course at EC Bristol this summer! Only two hours from London, but offering much better weather, Bristol is famous for its lengthy maritime history. It has been an important port city for 1000 years, and this summer packed with events catering to every preference. Watch Wimbledon […]

5 Things You Need to Do in Malta

Summer is here! Every year, thousands of students make this Mediterranean jewel their destination of choice when it comes to learning English abroad. Made up of 3 sun-kissed islands, Malta is known the world over for its stunning beaches, crystal-blue seas, and a wonderfully laid-back vibe topped with a rich cultural history. If you’re planning […]

Resolutions to Rock Your 2016

As another fun-filled New Year’s Eve waits for us just around the corner, people all around the world are making promises and resolutions which make or may not be kept when 2016 actually arrives. Whether you’re determined to start exercising, or are hoping to keep your promise to study harder, here are a few New Year’s […]

5 Things You Didn't Know about Christmas

Christmas is loaded with well-known traditions and icons, from Santa and his reindeer to snowflakes, candy canes, and of course – presents. This holiday season, impress your friends and family with a few lesser-known facts about this much loved celebration.   1 | Christmas Trees have been sold in the USA since 1850; each tree […]

3 Films to Watch this Halloween

The month of October is synonymous with pumpkins, ghosts, strange costumes and scary stories, particularly in Europe and the USA. Whether you’re organising a get-together with your friends or plan on enjoying a cozy night in, a spooky film or two is the perfect way to get into the spirit of Halloween. Watching films and TV Shows appropriate to your […]

Ghastly Grammar Goofs

An English Teacher’s Halloween Nightmare!! Ghosts, zombies, werewolves, and ogres… most of us find these to be the spookiest Halloween disguises. But for teachers, blood, guts and hairy monsters are nothing compared to the gruesome realities of the everyday English classroom; COMMON GRAMMAR MISTAKES made again and again! This Halloween, we compiled a list of […]