Joke of the Day – Liver & Cheese

Three handsome male dogs are walking down the street when they see a beautiful, enticing, female Poodle. The three male dogs fall all over themselves in an effort to be the one to reach her first, but end up arriving in front of her at the same time. The males are speechless before her beauty, slobb … Read more

Did you learn English at EC Cambridge?

Have you taken an English language course with EC Cambridge? Here’s a great chance to share your experience with other English students. is a new website for language learners. The site lists language schools as well as comments from students. Time to tell the world about your w … Read more

Cambridge Examinations

Just a quick word about the Cambridge Exams. EC has the most students signed up for the ESOL Examinations out of all English Language schools in Cambridge. FCE: 11 students CAE: 25 students CPE: 6 students If anyone has any questions about their exams, please ask Madge or Natasha at the school build … Read more

Cambridge – Quick Facts

Cambridge by the Numbers: Population: 120,000 ( city ); 130,000 ( metropolitan ) Elevation: 49 m / 161 ft Average Rainfall: 53 cm / 21 in Average Snowfall: 25 cm / 9.8 in Average January temperature: 2°C / 36°F Average July temperature: 16°C / 61°F Facts: Time zone: GMT Electricity: 240 volts AC, 50 … Read more

EC World Cup

As you all probably know, the EC Cambridge teams were not exactly the stars of the EC World Cup. Starting with the Cambridge A***Kickers, they, or should I say, we lost our first game 9-0 against London Galaxy (who, in all fairness turned out to be the champions). After that A***Kicking, we were too … Read more

Quirky Collective Nouns

Some of you are learning about collective nouns here at EC English Language School. One of the many oddities of the English language is the multiplicity of different names given to collections or groups, be they animals, birds, people or things. Many of these collective nouns are evocative, and extr … Read more