EC London English Students get a presentation on Switzerland

In the last few weeks, EC students who are attending English Courses in London had the opportunity to join my Switzerland presentation. As it was so popular the first time around, staff and students requested it be presented again! During both presentations I talked about the different languages spo … Read more

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 … Read more

End Evaluation

So, amazingly this is my 23rd and final week of living in Guangzhou, south China. I travel to Hong Kong tomorrow and then fly home to London early on Friday morning. I can hardly believe that the time has come to pack up and say goodbye to the people and places I have come to know so well. In the la … Read more

It’s Good to Talk

  The people of Guangzhou in south China really do love to talk! On the street, in the car, riding a bicycle – you name it, mobile phones are never far from people’s ears in this city.     Here are my top ten favourite unusual places where I have seen people chatting on their mobile phon … Read more

Sydney Highlights

I’m visiting Sydney, Australia for the first time and these are some of the highlights so far:  1. A bus driver who waited for a family to buy their prepay tickets in a kiosk and was friendly and polite…. 2. Sydney fish Market- buy cooked king prawns, oysters and salmon and tuna sashimi … Read more

Sun, Sea & Singha Beer

I have been in Thailand now for almost two weeks on holiday and am proud to say that I have learnt several Thai phrases. I am not so proud to say that the one which gets most practice is “Beer Sing Song Kaa!” which means “Two Singha beers please!” My friend Gemma has lived in … Read more