My EC Boston Experience – By Ray C. of Taiwan

Lap Quoc Luong of Taiwan (you may know him as Ray C) recently graduated from EC and will fly back to Taiwan today. Ray was a student here since March of last year and has gone from our Elementary level to Upper Intermediate. He served as a Student Ambassador and was well-known around the school for … Read more

Word of the Day Wednesday: Today’s Word is ‘Squash’

By Doris Domingo The word “squash” can be used in different contexts as it’s a sport, could be food and even a beverage… But since it’s fall and it’s getting colder I would like to write about what is known here as “Winter Squash.”  Whether roasted, pureed, or sautéed, winter squash can be prepared in … Read more

Travel Tuesday: Boston Fall Foliage

By Doris Domingo I am not from Boston, but I have often heard from locals that autumn is the BEST season of the year! If you come from a warm part of the world like me, at first sight you might ask yourself what is the big deal about it as temperature is dropping, summer … Read more

English in the City: Learning English in a New Way

Last week, Jenna’s English in the City class set out in Faneuil Hall to complete a very fun and unique assignment. The students learned collocations and idioms with the verbs make and do (ex: doing time, make a promise). The students were given a list of these and were told they had 30 minutes to go out and … Read more

Class Field Trip to the North End!

Marina’s Elementary 2A class visited Boston’s historic North End and Columbus Park! Students practiced their conversation skills in English and learned new vocabulary while viewing and ordering desserts in Modern Pastry and walking around the neighborhood. The North End is also known as Boston’s “Little Italy,” and is characterized by it’s many Italian restaurants, bakeries and … Read more

Grand Opening of the Boston Public Market

By Hannah Locke There are always new and interesting things that come to Boston. This month is the GRAND OPENING of the Boston Public Market. It is located directly above the Haymarket T-Stop, just near the the outdoor Haymarket that sets up every Friday and Saturday to sell cheap fruit and vegetables. The Boston Public … Read more