Blogger Andrea Gernone Visits EC Cape Town

☀️How many things can you see in two days? 🎉🐘 Can’t wait to write about all this. An experience that I will hardly forget. The Safari, the falò 🔥 at the backpackers paradise, the amarula, the ostriches and the Route 62 🌍🌵 Grateful for and every moment! 🇿🇦 Discorsi sulla strada e vita piena #SunTrave … Read more

Homophones Quiz

What are homophones? A homophone is a word which sounds the same as another word, but has a different meaning and/or spelling. Do you know the difference between some of the most common homophones in English? Test your skills by choosing the correct homophone in the examples below! If these are chal … Read more

5 Tips for Making Friends Abroad

Getting ready to study English abroad can be a stressful experience. From packing to preparing to say goodbye to your family and friends, there is a lot to take care of before you leave. Try out our tips for making new friends to give you one thing less to stress about! 1 | Go to your orientation ev … Read more

5 Reasons why you’ll love your EC teacher

AT EC, we know that our superstar teachers are a HUGE part of what makes the #ecexperience so special. It’s time to take a closer look at why you’ll love your teachers when you learn English with us! 1 | You’ll learn more than just language skills You’ll quickly find out that our teachers aren’t jus … Read more

7 Ways to Practise English at Home

At EC, we believe the best way to learn English is by immersing yourself in the language while studying abroad, but we also know that this can be expensive and time consuming. Are you looking to improve your English at home without having to leave your couch? Try our tips but don’t forget abou … Read more

What US city should you learn English in?

  Are you interested in learning English in the United States but with so many choices, don’t know where to start? Don’t stress, let us find the best city for you. From the beaches of San Diego, to the hustle and bustle of New York City, our English schools are located in 7 of the b … Read more

Spot the Mistake: Astrology Lesson Part 2

Do you know what astrological sign you are and what it means about you? Find out here and learn the characteristics of each sign. Then spot the mistakes in each sentence in our quiz to test your English ability in our free lesson! Don’t forget to check out part 1 of our astrology lesson for an … Read more

Reading Comprehension: Astrology Lesson Part 1

Try reading the story below and then answer a few questions to test your understanding of the text in this free English lesson. Don’t miss part two, where you will find out what your astrological sign means about you. Astrology A commonly confused word, ‘astrology’ refers to the study of stars … Read more

EC’s Statement on the Closure of EC Miami Due to Hurricane Irma

13 September 2017 – We are pleased to announce that EC Miami is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, September 14th, subject to final confirmation. The EC Miami building and student accommodation have not been damaged by the storm, and we have confirmed that it is safe for our staff and students to retu … Read more

Andrew Borg’s Internship at EC San Francisco

In September 2016, EC English Language Centres hosted Dream Big Malta, a conference which gathered visionaries in their fields to pass their message on to the 18-30 year olds of Malta. One lucky attendee was selected to win a two-month internship at any EC school around the world, plus 5 personalise … Read more