Happy Australia Day!

Today is Australia Day and there will be celebrations going on all over Australia and London. But how much do you know about Australia and the history behind Australia Day? Find out more at: http://www.australiaday.org.au/experience/page76.asp Also, if you would like to join in the celebrations in London, visit this site for some ideas: http://www.viewlondon.co.uk/whatson/australia-day-london-feature-1686.html And … Read more

Coffee and conversation with Katie

By Mayerly Marquez, Intermediate 1pm Last Thursday there were three of us (two students from Japan and myself from Venezuela) and we talked about ourselves and our countries and culture and the differences we had noticed between England and its culture and our countries.  For example, here people are more polite than in my country and stop to let people cross on zebra crossings. We … Read more

A wee wedding weekend (in Scotland)

I went to Scotland for the first time last weekend for a wedding and discovered much about the countryside, the culture and the language. The Highlands are spectacularly beautiful, the people are friendly and laugh a lot and the accent is not as difficult to understand as many people might think. I would certainly like … Read more

Flash mob today in Trafalgar Square @ 6pm!

Have you seen the latest T-Mobile advert? The one with all the people dancing in Liverpool Street Station?  This was an example of a flash mob and there may be one today in Trafalgar Square at 6pm (according to a radio station this morning). If you don’t have any other plans, why not turn up? … Read more

Party launch is huge success!

The launch of the new English UK weekly student party last night was a huge success with over 650 names on the guest list! EC London students and staff met at Waxy O’Connors for drinks then were driven in style to Orchid nightclub in the EC branded rickshaw. We all then proceeded to dance the … Read more