As many of you know, the FIFA World Cup started on the 12th of June with the first match being Brazil Vs. Croatia. What an atmosphere in the school, bets have been made, the FIFA fantasy has been created for the members of staff, students wearing football shirts and the flags have been hung onto the lounge room's ceiling. We can all feel the FIFA vibe at EC Bristol language centre. Almost every day the students are meeting up to watch the matches, going to pubs and screaming with joy or shedding tears. It is so nice to see them all united and sharing all these emotional moments. Football lover or not, you will soon become addicted by this event which only occurs every four years. This summer, EC, gives you the chance to win a free 2-week language course or €1,000 in our World Cup Challenge. Just grab a football and start kicking! To enter the contest, please go on our Facebook page and read the instructions #eckickups #worldcup
Unfortunately, last week, we had to say Goodbye to our lovely Angolan group. It was pretty emotional. They studied with us for a long time (9 months). They became almost as family for the EC Bristol team. We enjoyed their company a lot. They put smiles on everyones' faces. So to celebrate their last day, we had football shaped cakes and played good, original Angolan music (http://youtu.be/JRYaYg6rUfk). The EC Bristol team would like to give them a special thank you for their great attitude and wish them the best of luck for their future. On Thursday we also organised a friendly football match as part as of their celebration. The Centre Director Tony Watt and the Director of Studies Dan Steward also took part in the game. Find out more about EC Bristol's Academic English Programme.
Every Monday, EC Bristol is organising an activity in which students can meet up and converse in a friendly atmosphere sharing tea and biscuits. All English levels are welcome! Our Activity leader offers different topics of discussion or workshops during the hour of interaction. It is a free activity for our current students and it also permits them to improve their speaking skills in a relaxing way and make new friends. Students have found it very benificial and a fun way to practise their English. What better than some tea, biscuits and conversation on a Monday morning to start the day. For further information please visit our English courses page!