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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 View this post on Instagram … 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

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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 View this post on Instagram Seven Mile bridge, Overseas Highway, Florida, U … Read more

EC Vancouver Teacher Spotlight: Scott Mallory

Background information: I’m a video, digital media and sound artist born in Washington DC, USA. I also teach at Emily Carr University of Art + Design where I founded TEDxECUAD. Years spent teaching: 7 What made you decide to become a teacher? While studying Spanish in Spain, my teachers and th … Read more