31 May – UN & WoW World No Tobacco/Smoking Day

Today EC Cape Town observed World No Tobacco/Smoking Day. Students were encouraged to swop a cigarette for a lollipop! Some students put out the one they were smoking and one student, Hazim, from Libya, surrendered his ENTIRE packet! Teachers also parted with their break-time puff for a sweet lolly. … Read more

Congratulations Danushca!

All EC staff got together yesterday to wish Danushca all the best for her wedding which will take place this Saturday 1 June. Wishing you lots of joy and happiness on your special day as you begin your wonderful and exciting journey together!

Pronunciation Schedule – June

EC Cape Town offers free academic activities and services to all students. During these activities students are able to enhance their English skills by interacting with teachers and students at all levels one on one and in group settings. Among the free activities is our weekly Pronunciation Worksho … Read more

Theatre: Long Street Nights

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC On Thursday, 23 May a group of students joined me at Baxter Theatre for Long Street Nights. It is a play set in the heart of Cape Town’s party district. It follows the lives of 6 different, dynamic individuals whose lives are woven together through their individual stories. W … Read more

Cultural Diversity Day

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC On Tuesday, 21 May staff and students observed the annual World Day for Cultural Diversity. According to its website, the 2013 campaign encourages people to take action to support diversity and it aims: -To raise awareness worldwide about the importance of intercultural dialo … Read more

Abdul Appreciation

by Sheetal Makhan / AYC It started out as a general exercise where students had to formulate questions using the grammar point they used. The Pre-Intermediate 2 class directed their questions to their teacher, Sheetal. They asked what she does in the morning before coming to work. “I read & jour … Read more

EC Cape Town’s Score Cards

At EC, all students benefit from receiving a mini report card at the end of each week – Score Cards. Students are graded out of 10 on Participation and Motivation, Homework and Reading Circle ( a programme that promotes literacy  and the benefits thereof ). If the class has done a progress or … Read more