EC London has many fantastic teachers, and one of the longest-serving and most loved is Prakash Parmar. Prakash started teaching at EC London after completing his Celta course in 2010, and has taught at EC ever since. Prakash has taught all levels of English, and is currently one of EC’s Ielts teachers. We caught up with Prakash to find out why he decided to become a teacher, why he enjoys it, and what advice he would give to other teachers. Why did you decide to become a language teacher? Prakash: “I decided to do a Celta course in London with EC because I had studied French at university and was interested in languages. I also thought English language teaching had a lot of potential in terms of where I could go and what I could do. And I thought teaching would be fun. ” What do you like about teaching? Prakash: “I like language teaching because every day is different, and I get the chance to meet different people from all over the world, which is really interesting and fun. Seeing my students make progress is really rewarding as well, especially in the case of an exam class like Ielts, so I like that aspect of the job. I have only taught at EC, but I love the school because there is a real focus on academics, and everyone on the staff is very passionate about teaching. ” What advice would you give to new teachers? Prakash: ” I would say never be afraid to try new things in class and to test new ideas. If something doesn’t work, treat it as a learning experience. Also, ask other teachers for help and advice. Everyone has different ideas and it’s always good to get a different perspective, and other teachers are …
Teng Huo is an EC LONDON student from China. He took IELTS Courses in London. It was a pleasure to meet him. He left his beautiful feedback to us to share: He explained why he choose to study with EC, and He said that: firstly, I searched the language school in Google. Ec has the highest review. When I come here, I found it was the best language school for any students, whatever you want to learn. When we asked to him what He likes of London and what about the school He said: London is a friendly and tolerant city, and multi-culture as well. The school is also very friendly. Talking with friends who have different culture background is an enjoyable things. At the same time, I can practice the grammar and vocabulary that I’ve just learned. The most unforgettable moment of EC for him : I have met a lot of friends coming from different countries. That’s the most unforgettable memory memory for me. And all of teachers are brilliant. They helped me a lot. He definitely recommend EC to a friend, because comparing with other school, he thinks, EC is the best one. It provides a wonderful opportunity to study in London. At the question what is you favourite place to hang out he said: There are so many impressive restaurants in London. Every week EC organise a special dinner for students. It was a unique experience. Once we went to an Indian restaurant near King’s cross. The food is surely wonderful. The social programme at EC provides an excellent chance to communicate with friends. We are grateful for the positive feedback that Teng Huo gave to us and feel glad that he had a great time here :).
Cristobal was one of our funniest students at school. He decided to come to learn English in England because we offer intensive IELTS courses. For him, London was perfect except just one thing: the weather, which is unpredictably changing. But generally, he enjoyed staying in London and was really happy to come to EC. He thought that everything was quite well organized about the class, timing, place… The most unforgettable memory of EC is the teachers: ‘when the teacher offer to help me in hours outside class’. We asked if he recommend EC to a friend and why? He answered yes, because at EC London students learn with a good and envoyable atmosphere. His favourite places in London are pubs and clubs in Shoreditch and also parks that can be found everywhere.
Diego came all the way here from Paraguay to spend 4 weeks joining our IELTS exam preparation in London. He had a very good time and he wants to share his experience with us! Here you go: I chose EC because it had all the course plus acommodation summed upp with only a click away. Very fast answers to initial e-mails that showed a lot of responsability. I like everything about London. The city is very clean and organized, good public transportation system and people is great. You will always find a good person wherever you go. Awesome sightseen places and art work. Is a great city to have a wonderful time. Going out with friends made at EC, havinggreat and fun classes (not the usual boring one) and beinga great place. The detailed memory would be one of the firt classes a very fun and interactive class with great teachers and classes. Yes, every aspect of he EC experience at London is great. The institution is fantastic and the city is awesome. Nobody can regret coming here. The best place is “All bar one” bar, or the “Rocket bar”. Before or after seeing a incredible place around London for Sundays the best to go is to go for a towr and then have a good time with friends. Thank you Diego for your great testimonial! We all hope to see you and Mateo back here again soon!
Jiyun, JJ for us, has been studying at EC London for more 9 months. She is a great student and a great friend to everyone! She would like to share here her experience at EC and why she has deciced to come to study IELTS in London. “If you are a big fan of football, movies/dramas/comics, music London is the best place. Every teachers of the IELTS course and staff was thoughtful, they help students with their problems. My unforgettable memory of EC London is everything. The year that I spent here, every single moment is unforgettable. I absolutely recommend EC to a friend. The teachers are the best!!! I learned a lot while I stayed there. The best thing to do on a Sunday afternoon are pubs, bars and Football Station absolutely!” Thank you very much JJ. All the best to you and we hope to see you soon!
Tsungyueh Chen Tsungyueh studied IELTS course in London for 10 weeks and left an amazing impression for everyone. He’d love to share his experience at EC with everyone else: Why did you choose to study with EC? I panned to come here before I had my IELTS exam. So anyway I come for my booking. What do you like about London? What do you like about the school? I like the British style. About the school, I like meeting people, classmates, talking with them. What will be your most unforgettable moment of EC? The people I met here. Commuting from home to school. Would you recommend EC to a friend? Why? The location is good and the teachers are very helpful. Where is your favorite place to hang out in the evenings? What is the best thing to do on a Sunday afternoon? The river side of Thames Stay home, reading and listening to music. Hope TsungYueh enjoyed the time in London and all the best to him!