Conversation meetups in London

A question many students ask me is where they can find people to practice their spoken English with. Many students studying on ESOL courses in London find that it’s easy to find people to speak with during school time, but out of class it can be a lot more difficult. However, you are all in lu … Read more

Food from around the world in London – Japanese dishes

Recently in a class, we got onto the topic of food and places to eat in London. A lot of my students studying on an ESOL courses in London have told me that they have found it hard to find completely authentic food from their country. Hard, but not impossible. Here is what Kohei Kato, a General Engl … Read more

Chinese New Year in London

Dearest all at EC London, Happy Chinese New Year! While most of the world celebrated their New Year on 1st January, countries following the lunar calendar such as China are celebrating their New Year today. And unlike most countries which only celebrate for 1 day, Chinese New Year usually lasts for … Read more

Pancake Day at EC London

As some of you who are studying here at EC London may or may not know, tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday, also known here in the UK as Pancake day. Shrove Tuesday a religious day during which many Christians analyse their lives and think about how they can improve themselves in the future. In the past it w … Read more

Valentine’s Day at EC London

Now that Christmas and all the excitement of the New Year is over and with the sunshine so far away, it seems like there isn’t much to look forward to at the moment. However this isn’t true. February has a lot of things happening, such as Pancake day and Chinese New Year. And as some of … Read more

Saleh from Libya: EC London is really out of this world!

Saleh Almahdawi joined ESOL courses in London in June in order to learn English and later join a University in UK. Over that time Saleh became a part of the EC London family and we were all sad to say goodbye last Friday. This is what he would like to share about his experience in EC London: “I&#821 … Read more