6 Types of Students You Meet Studying Abroad

Are you getting ready for your first study abroad and wondering who you’ll meet? Or have you already finished your course and are nostalgic about your #ecexperience? Let’s check out the types of students at every study abroad. Which one are you? Tell us in a comment below! The Talkative One They make friends with … Read more

Learn English in the UK

EC 25 | The Move to Brighton

There’s an old proverb that states ‘it is better to be a big fish in a small pond than a small fish in a might ocean’. While that might be true for some, in the EC family we know that the ocean is exactly where you need to be – because that’s where the excitement lives. It was with … Read more

EC Turns 25!

Get your party hats ready, because this year marks EC English Language Centres’ 25th birthday! We all know that a lot can happen in 25 years. As humans, we are born, learn to walk, talk, and run. We meet new people and create friendships that last a lifetime. We face challenges, learn from them, achieve … Read more

English Study Tips

4 Exam Tips to Keep you Calm

Exams – simply looking at the word can inspire panic in even the most seasoned of students. Luckily, there are some great tips and tricks for boosting your confidence ahead of an important test or exam. Ready? Here we go.   Plan it out When an exam is just around the corner, it’s more important … Read more

Brighton Beach

Brighton Named One of World’s Top Cities

If you have never been to Brighton, 2016 is a great time to go. You don’t need to take our word for it or the views of the students at our Brighton English school, this is the opinion of millions of users on the massive travel website TripAdvisor.com. The site recently announced what it considers … Read more

Collocations: do you know what they mean?

For the past few weeks, our EC English Language Centres blog has been covering a number topics to help you increase your vocabulary while studying English around the world. Today it’s time for a closer look at the group of words known as “Collocations”. Ready? Of course you are! Collocations What is a collocation? You might have come across this word during an … 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’.