Meet Samantha! ECLA’s Homestay Coordinator!!

I was born and raised right here in the beautiful city of Santa Monica, California. In college I studied Linguistics with emphasis in the Romantic Languages at the University of California Santa Barbara. I spent my year studying abroad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where I fell in love with the city and the Portuguese … Read more

All Access Studio Tour Event!

One of our great partner schools, the Los Angeles Film School, kindly invited our EC Los Angeles students and staff to join their monthly open house, the All Access Studio Tour Event. This event takes place once a month and provides the opportunity for perspective students and their families to come out and see their … Read more

Coastal Cleanup Day

EC Los Angeles students and staff members participated in the largest volunteer event in the world! People from across the globe spent their Saturday September 21st, 2013 dedicating time to cleaning coastlines, marshes, diving spots, and more.  In particular, ECLA volunteered with Heal the Bay to cleanup Santa Monica Beach.  Four students, two teachers, and … Read more

Pun Intended!

Do you know what a pun is? Have you ever heard the phrase, “no pun intended”? Well, puns are a form of word play that suggest two or more meanings of a sentence/saying. It uses multiple meanings of words or similar-sounding words to create humor! There are four different types of puns: homophonic pun, homographic … Read more

Downtown Art Walk

Do you love art? Do you love food? Then join us every 2nd Thursday of the month to visit the Art Walk in Downtown LA! Downtown Art Walk is a monthly showcase and celebration of galleries, artists, restaurants, shops and small businesses. It is a self-guided tour located between intersections of 4th and 7th Street … Read more