EC Cape Town Bids Farewell to our Intern Ophélie

With a sad ending to an awesome Five month internship, we at EC Cape Town had to say goodbye and farewell to our intern Ophélie Almagro. Such a hard working an inspiring young lady that gave her internship 110%! We wish Ophélie all of the best with her studies as she heads back to France and we truly appreciate all that you have done for the students as well as staff members here at EC Cape Town! Here is a short summary of her experience at EC Cape Town: “I would like to thank all of the EC team members for these wonderful 5 months of internship! It was a unique opportunity to integrate with the EC staff. I worked in a pleasant and friendly work atmosphere throughout my internship. I have learnt a lot from the staff and I thank them for their support and their time. It was very important to them to listen to my needs and to offer me the best possible advices. Moreover as I was in charge of the activities for our students I had the huge chance to visit wonderful places and to spend time with them outside of the school. I discovered an amazing country and I love it so much. I really enjoyed my time in South Africa and I hope to come back soon!” – Ophélie   EC Cape Town, the only South African based English school under the EC flag, hosts many students that comes to study English, as well as see the beauty of South Africa. We have lots of fun activities for our students and we try to accommodate each students requests, whether it is to see the famous Table Mountain, or to simply experience the South African Townships, we do our very best to ensure that before their English course … Read more

6 reasons Why EC Cape Town Is The Most Beautiful City To Learn English

Cape Town South Africa, the point of Southern Africa where the two oceans meet! Beautiful, Historic and Powerful legacy, are just a few of the strong words used to describe this beautiful City also known as the Mother City. Although when looked at on a map its a mere dot, but stepping into this City will soon have you realize that it is so  much more than just a figment of your imagination. Cape Town has so much to see and offer and among these are the opportunity to  attend  the best English Language school in South Africa!! Here are SIX reasons Why Cape Town is the most beautiful city to learn English: 1. Location – EC Cape Town is perfectly located, nestled between the view of the magnificent Table Mountain and the Famous Waterfront, the views are spectacular and gives students the “push”to learn more about our beautiful country. Our classes are also intimate and teachers love taking students to see historic sights in Cape Town, a total must experience!! 2. Activities – Here at EC Cape Town we have a weekly guide of activities, ensuring that students get to see and experience everything that Cape Town has to offer. We offer exclusive activities from Sunsets on Table Mountain to a Wildlife experience on awesome Safari trips. It is so easy to join in on the fun, simply speak to our Activities coordinator and the rest is “history”. 3. Mini Markets and Interesting Stores – As mentioned above our teachers love including Cape Town’s historical point of view into their lessons, and what better way of doing this than taking their classes on a field trip, showing them a few of our stalls and shops along the way. With beautiful and unique items, Green Market Square is best known for … Read more

1 Day Safari

Rifqah- our Accommodation Coordinator- joined our group from Brazil on a 1 Day Safari on 08 January. Rifqah says, “It was a perfect summer’s day! We all had such a wonderful time from start to finish: the amazing breakfast, swimming in the rock pools, spotting the Big 5 on the game drive and the delicious traditional South African lunch. We especially enjoyed being chased by an elephant!”

Camping Safari Weekend

Last weekend Cor and 16 students went camping in a game reserve just 2 hours from Cape Town. Student Anna Rapp, from Sweden, reports on the weekend: “ I’ve realised, after one weekend in the bush, that it is something I should do more often. I felt dirty and alive without taking a shower and without using electricity for two and a half days. We began our weekend in front of an open fire, with a glass of wine in our hands, at the same time we were watching the sunset. The atmosphere was everything but hectic and it was not so much to complain over. We continued our camp saturday morning with a breakfast followed by a game drive through the bush.  We saw all the animals we expected, so we could easily go back to our camp satisfied. Add some more wine, two hours cooking over an open fire and lots of fun and you got a picture of our Saturday evening. The time passed midnight and we were still sitting around the fire, with a full moon over us. The time also passed two and some people were happier than others. Once again: nothing to complain over! This kind of activity is a perfect contrast to your standard weekdays. And if you feel good out there, in the bush, I promise you that you will feel even better when you are back home again!”