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12 Christmas Classics to Improve your English

The festive season is a time for love, giving, compassion, and good cheer. If you’d like to improve your English this December, check out these 13 Christmas favourites that promise to warm your heart, enrich your vocabulary, and help test your listening skills! 1 | A Christmas Carol   Probably the most well-known and best … Read more

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Christmas Around the EC World

Whether you’re studying at EC English Language Centres, or are just curious about what the festive season is like in some of the world’s most iconic English-speaking destinations, you’ll definitely learn something new about Christmas today. Let’s go! The US The USA is a multi-cultural giant, with many popular Christmas traditions coming from all over … Read more

Bristol Harbour Festival

Why Study English in Bristol This Summer?

Take advantage of the low British Pound to book a last-minute English course at EC Bristol this summer! Only two hours from London, but offering much better weather, Bristol is famous for its lengthy maritime history. It has been an important port city for 1000 years, and this summer packed with events catering to every preference. Watch Wimbledon … Read more

Learning English in Malta

5 Things You Need to Do in Malta

Summer is here! Every year, thousands of students make this Mediterranean jewel their destination of choice when it comes to learning English abroad. Made up of 3 sun-kissed islands, Malta is known the world over for its stunning beaches, crystal-blue seas, and a wonderfully laid-back vibe topped with a rich cultural history. If you’re planning … Read more

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7 Summer Destinations for 2016

Join EC English Language Centres for the opportunity to have fun in the sun while also improving your English skills in some of the worlds’ most coveted holiday destinations. At EC English, we know that what we learn inside a classroom must be practised in the real world. These destinations are perfect for anyone looking … Read more

Resolutions to Rock Your 2016

As another fun-filled New Year’s Eve waits for us just around the corner, people all around the world are making promises and resolutions which make or may not be kept when 2016 actually arrives. Whether you’re determined to start exercising, or are hoping to keep your promise to study harder, here are a few New Year’s … Read more

Facts about Christmas

5 Things You Didn’t Know about Christmas

Christmas is loaded with well-known traditions and icons, from Santa and his reindeer to snowflakes, candy canes, and of course – presents. This holiday season, impress your friends and family with a few lesser-known facts about this much loved celebration.   1 | Christmas Trees have been sold in the USA since 1850; each tree … Read more

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3 Films to Watch this Halloween

The month of October is synonymous with pumpkins, ghosts, strange costumes and scary stories, particularly in Europe and the USA. Whether you’re organising a get-together with your friends or plan on enjoying a cozy night in, a spooky film or two is the perfect way to get into the spirit of Halloween. Watching films and TV Shows appropriate to your … Read more

World Environment Day 2015

Celebrating EC’s Greenest Destinations   Happy World Environment Day! Today, we want to celebrate EC’s greenest destinations. Take a look at our infographic to learn what makes a city green, discover our EC cities’ environmental initiatives, as well as interesting facts and ‘green goals’.