Remember, remember the 5th of December

Did you know that on this day in history… …Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born …Claude Monet died …the British government imposed a 50 mph speed limit on UK roads to save fuel …Britain’s first female judge was appointed …Walt Disney was born Now can you guess the year in each case?

Welcome to EC Canada!

EC proudly announced the additon of LSC’s three Canadian schools into the ever-growing EC family last month bringing the total number of EC English language centres to 15 around the world! LSC is the oldest and most respected private language school in Canada. They have many years’ experience teaching English to international students, and a reputation … Read more

TOEFL and TOEIC for Visas

The UK Home Office is now accepting the TOEIC and the TOEFL exams as proof of your English level for visa and immigration requirements.  For more specific details follow these links; ETS website: www.ets.org Home Office:   http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/newsfragments/45-new-list-of-english-language http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/sitecontent/applicationforms/new-approved-english-tests.pdf EC London runs preparation courses for both the TOEFL and TOEIC exams and is even an official TOEIC … Read more

Stranded in Sydney…no longer!

After 4 days of waiting, we finally got a call from our airline and we we’re flown back to the UK on Saturday, arriving Sunday. I’ve never been so excited about coming home as, although it was wonderful being away, there’s no place like home and when you’re denied something, you want it even more. … Read more

Stranded in Sydney- day 2

While airspace in the UK has now reopened and flights are finally taking off and landing, I am still in Sydney, awaiting news. It really isn’t as bad as it sounds being stranded but, as with everything, it depends on how you look at it. We’re lucky enough to be staying with friends, near a … Read more