6 Great reasons to make friends from around the world

One of the best reasons to learn English abroad is the experiences you will have with people from all around the globe. Friends are an important part of your English journey, from having people to hang out with during your exciting social programme to practising your English in an everyday environme … Read more

Nick Di Zinno

EC San Diego Teacher Spotlight: Nick Di Zinno

Background information: Born and raised in San Diego, California; studied Communications and Italian at UC Davis and lived and worked for 8 years in Rome, Italy before coming back to San Diego and finding my second home at EC San Diego. Years spent teaching: 8 years in Rome at The New British Centre … Read more

EC Malta Teacher Spotlight: Susan Arena

Background information: I come from England, from a city called Wolverhampton which I left at the age of 18. After that I lived in Chester and North Wales before moving to Malta 32 years ago when I got married. I have one daughter and 5 dogs–I love animals 😊. I enjoy music, art, theatre and ci … Read more

In the News

In the News: Double Negatives

  Double negatives have been all over the news lately. A double negative is defined as using two negative words in the same sentence, which results in a positive meaning. Double negatives are common in informal speech but should generally be avoided because they are confusing. If this is hard f … Read more

7 Words to Know Before the World Cup Final

Are you ready for the final matches of the World Cup this weekend? Why not refresh your vocabulary with seven vocabulary words to know while watching the World Cup. If you want to learn more, take a look at our English courses available in six English-speaking countries around the world! Qualify To … Read more

10 Best beaches around the EC world

10 Best beaches around the EC world

Are you ready to plan your summer escape? Check out our favourite beaches around the EC world. From sunny Southern California to the white sand beaches of South Africa, our schools are located in some of the most amazing locations around the world! San Diego La Jolla Cove Can you spot the seals?? La … Read more

C Oxford Teacher Spotlight: Agnieszka Gurbin

EC Oxford Teacher Spotlight: Agnieszka Gurbin

Choose to improve your English at EC Oxford and you could learn from Agnieszka, one of friendly teachers. Background information: I am originally from Poland, moving here around 4 years ago. I am a DELTA-qualified teacher, coach and lecturer. I hold a PhD in Polish humanities, an MA in English langu … Read more

10 English Acronyms You Must Know in 2018

An acronym uses the first letters of a phrase to create a short form. Acronyms are used in common language, especially in texting speak or messenging services. Get started on your English learning journey by learning more about the most common acronyms and how to use them below! 1. TTYL – talk … Read more

EC New York Teacher Spotlight: Tatiana Arango

Background information: I’m a New Jerseyan with a Colombian heart; left the US to live in Colombia, where my parents are from, and didn’t return until years later. I graduated as a Speech and Language Pathologist and I’ve worked as both an SLP and ESL teacher at different universit … Read more

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7 Things you can’t miss in Miami this summer

If you are thinking of studying English in Miami this summer, there are many things to do to keep you busy in addition to your studies. Take advantage of all that this fantastic city has to offer! 1| Weekend trip to Key West Seven Mile bridge, Overseas Highway, Florida, USA. . Double tap for like. . … Read more