“Venice Beach” by ECLA Student Ambassador, Donsel Meier

Venice Beach is a must see place around Santa Monica and I really love it there and it is a great place. The atmosphere is marvelous and you will certainly enjoy your visit. Venice Beach is one of the picturesque places I have ever seen. It is about 15 minutes ride with the bus and if you have an ow … Read more

Food Blog: Bay Cities Deli

Bay Cities (http://www.baycitiesitaliandeli.com/door/) makes some of the best Italian sandwiches in town! I didn’t discover it until recently and I am still mourning all the years that I lived without this deli in my life. Plus, you can eat there for under $10! How can you beat that? Read below some … Read more

ECLA Teacher Feature: Jacquelle Rodriguez

Meet another one of ECLA’s awesome teachers, Jacquelle Rodriguez!! “Hello all! Whether you’re asking yourself if you should come to EC Los Angeles or you’re already on your way here, welcome! I might or might not be your teacher, but you’ll see me in the halls either way and you can’t miss me! … Read more

ECLA Food Blog: In n’ Out

Welcome to Los Angeles, the best place to find food from all over the world! However, we must first begin with the most “American” food of all: HAMBURGERS! There are several locations in Los Angeles to get the best hamburger depending on your personal preferences. Today let me introduce you to In-N- … Read more

EC Los Angeles Teacher Feature: Christopher Meisenholder

Meet one of EC Los Angeles’ teachers! “Hello future and current EC students! I am a true native of Santa Monica. I was born here, raised here and went to school here until I was 18 years old. I know this place well and have seen it change over the years. I feel extremely lucky to be a te … Read more

ECLA Student Ambassador: Donsel Meier

Donsel Meier is a High Intermediate student from Switzerland. This week is her first as Student Ambassador and we are so excited to have such an enthusiastic volunteer. Check out what she has to say below! “As an Event – and Promotion Manager, conferences, family reunions, weddings and c … Read more

Idiosyncrasies of the English Language

We’ll begin with a box, and the plural is boxes; but the plural of ox became oxen not oxes. One fowl is a goose, but two are called geese, yet the plural of moose should never be meese. You may find a lone mouse or a nest full of mice; yet the plural of spouse is spouses, not spice. If the plu … Read more

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for “fifth of May”) is a celebration held on May 5. It is celebrated nationwide in the United States and regionally in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla, where the holiday is called El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla (English: The Day of the Battle of Puebla).Th … Read more