Meet ECLA’s Interns from Japan!!

Nozomi and Naoto are our new interns at ECLA! They are two young ambitious university students from Japan. They are here to gain meaningful Business and Business Administrative experiences while exploring the beautiful city of LA!   Intercultural communication, which is my major in Rikkyo university, is so interesting since there is no end to … Read more

ECLA Teacher Feature: Ryan Hawes

My name is Ryan, and I’m a 24 year old Southern California native. In 2011 I graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and Anthropology from UC Santa Barbara. I love music, traveling and working with people of all ages. Last year I taught English and studied Chinese in Taipei, Taiwan. I lived in the city … Read more

Learn English Quickly in LA with these Pronunciation and Spelling Tips!

With many rules and exceptions, learning English as a second language can be very difficult. So how can students learn English quickly in LA? By reading “The Chaos” aloud, a poem written by Dr. Gerard Nolst Trenite, you can quickly improve your pronunciation skills and see the irregularities of English spelling. If you don’t know how to pronounce … Read more

Meet ECLA’s Student Ambassador, Aydin!

Hello! I’m Aydın from Antalya, Turkey. I’m 23 years old, newly-graduated agricultural engineer. Since 6th May, I’m in LA. When I first came, I was really excited, getting used to this place was unexpectedly easy. People in here helped me with everything I needed. It took only a week then I’ve started to make most … Read more

Places you should visit when you come to LA!

Dennis, our Accommodations Coordinator at EC Los Angeles, would like to share a picture of his recent trip to the Hollywood Sign! The Hollywood Sign is one of the many popular historical sights to visit in LA. Located just 15 minutes away from ECLA, the  Bronson Canyon trail is a scenic hike to the Hollywood … Read more