Free Events in EC London

As everyone knows we’ve been improving our Social Programme at EC London so that students can have the best learning experience. The Social Programme isn’t just about fun, it’s also about getting EC students using their English, which is why our Academic Team has always offered ext … Read more

Jobclub: Interview Skills workshop this week

  Are you looking for a job in London? Then you may be interested in our Interview Skills workshop this Wednesday at 2.30pm. We will guide you through answering and asking the right questions and give you tips on how to stand out from the crowd. Sign up in Reception – places limited (maximum 1 … Read more

Sport: is it good or bad for you?

I had an accident on Saturday and sprained my ankle while playing netball (an English sport, similar to basketball, mainly for women). When you sprain your ankle, it twists too far, and your foot can swell up (get bigger). Sometimes, you need to use crutches; they are sticks which help you walk but … Read more

British winners at the 2009 Oscars

The Oscars took place last night in Hollywood and British-directed film “Slumdog Millionaire” won eight awards, including Best Director and Best Picture. Kate Winslet also won the Best Actress award for her part in “The Reader“.  You can read about the other awards and watch … Read more

Coffee, conversation and good company…

On Tuesday 3rd February at 2:15, I had just finished my 3rd and final English lesson of the day, and was feeling a little tired. Then I remembered – I had a coffee and conversation class in the cafe. Now I’ll be honest, all I really wanted to do was go home and crash out, but sitting in … Read more

EC London teachers recommend….Wales (Part4)

  By Becky If you want to go for a slightly longer trip, then head for Mumbles and the Gower, which are just west of Swansea. This is a rural area with beautiful unspoilt beaches with golden sand, loads of castles and wild ponies wandering the hills. If you like going for walks along stunning c … Read more

EC London teachers recommend….Wales (Part3)

  By Becky If you take a tourist bus just out of the centre of Cardiff, then I would recommend visiting Caerphilly Castle. It was built in 1286, is the second largest castle in Britain and has an impressive moat! Then there’s a nice country pub just opposite where you can enjoy a traditional Su … Read more

The day London shut down – but EC London stayed open!

By Sam (Wednesday 4th February) Since the weekend, the UK has been under a blanket of snow and there may be more to come. My garden was still under a few inches this morning but the roads are now clearer, albeit with grey slush and dangerous ice to slow everyone down. My advice: keep safe and keep w … Read more

EC Teachers snowed under……

By Mick (written on 2nd February 2009) So, I guess I don’t have to tell you I’m snowed in – what a shock to wake up this morning and see everything covered in white. What I noticed most was the silence, no cars, no buses, just a few people walking down the middle of the road, all trying to get somew … Read more

EC London teachers recommend….Wales (Part2)

EC London teachers recommend….Wales (Part2)   So why go to Cardiff I hear you ask? Well, it’s a small city with only about 350,000 people living in the city centre, so it makes a nice change to London. You can see most of it in two days and everything in the city centre is within easy walking d … Read more