esl internship Los Angeles

Meet Minkuk – Whimsical New Intern

If you have been to the front desk reception in the last couple months, you have probably met Minkuk, the new intern from Korea. Find out more about Minkuk below! Minkuk chowin’ down on some delicious Korean food – sashimi bibimbap! You are still in school, right? What are you studying? I want to double major in … Read more

A Grain of Grammar: the “I” or “Me” dilemma

We know that the English language can be quite confusing – even for native English speakers! So we want to share some quick and powerful grammar tips to help you as you learn English in Los Angeles. Language Tip: I or Me  People often have trouble deciding whether to use “I” or “me” when speaking English. … Read more

ESL Los Angeles teacher

Meet Ozden – Talented Artist and ESL Teacher!

Ozden Oztopcu started teaching EC Los Angeles at the beginning of 2015. She is a dedicated and kind teacher. Find out more about her below! Which classes do you teach? I teach Upper Intermediate, Advanced, TOEFL, Pre-Advanced, and Get Talking. What do you like most about teaching? What I like most about teaching is interacting … Read more

ESL students

Calling All Couples to “Come to ECLA”!

Meet Michele Da Silva Borges and Maick De Morais! They met in flight training school in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She was training to be a flight attendant, and he a pilot. They fell in love and decided to go abroad to study English and explore Los Angeles together. Find out more about their experience below! … Read more

AY Lecture: The Importance of Speaking English in the Judicial System

On February 26th, our Academic Year students attended a lecture with criminal defense attorney Monique L. Lee. Drawing on her professional background and experience, she spoke on the importance of speaking English in the judicial system. AY student Myung Chul Choi (in the upper intermediate level) shared with us some of his thoughts and insights after hearing … Read more

ECLA Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

We have gone green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day! This holiday is celebrated every year on March 17th. It is a religious feast day and the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s death. But why do we celebrate it? Here is a mini history lesson on the origins of this Irish tradition. Why do we celebrate … Read more

March Activities

March Activities at EC Los Angeles!

Have you seen the activities we have planned for you in the month of March? Los Angeles is overflowing with events to attend, restaurants to dine in, and sights to see, and we want to give our EC English students a chance to check them out! As always, there are free classes offered Monday through … Read more