ECLA Activities 11/30 – 12/4

  Happy Monday, Everybody! Here is this week’s list of super fun activities offered by EC Los Angeles! ECLA has some of the best ESL school activities around! Monday Barneys Beanery Time: 2:00PM Cost: $5+ Join a teacher, new students and old students for a Monday afternoon drink and snack! Ever … Read more

Meet Joao Ricardo Sant' Anna from Brazil!

Student Spotlight: Joao Ricardo Sant’ Anna

Meet Joao from Brazil!! He is studying in EC Los Angeles in the upper intermediate level and having a really great time!!! Name: Joao Ricardo Sant’ Anna Nationality: Brazillian Why did you choose to study with EC? I heard good things from this school and CI (agency) gave an awesome recommendat … Read more

Meet Paola Giovanna Lavanzini from Switzerland!

Student Spotlight: Paola Giovanna Lavanzini

Student Spotlight Paola was recommended by her teachers! She is always greets the front desk with a smile and hello, and she is a pleasure to be around. Read about why Paola chose EC and what she loves about it!   Name: Paola Giovanna Lavanzini Nationality: Swiss Why did you choose to study wit … Read more

ECLA staff serving a Thanksgiving meal!

ECLA’s Thanksgiving Celebration

In keeping with the theme of the week, on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015, EC Los Angeles held a Thanksgiving Potluck for all students and staff. Students could enjoy freshly roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner rolls, stuffing and salad. For many students, this was their first time to even t … Read more

Will you gormandize this Thanksgiving?

Wednesday Word of the Day – Gormandize

Happy Wednesday everybody! In honor of Thanksgiving, we have a food related “Wednesday Word of the Day”! After the delicious Thanksgiving is that one day of the year when society says you can eat as much food as you want. Whether it be turkey, stuffing or pumpkin pie, people often eat un … Read more

Learn tips on English grammar!

Grain of Grammar: Their, There and They’re!

Hey there! Have you ever had trouble knowing which “there” to use? Read below to learn how! Their “Their” is used when we are talking about something that belongs to 2 or more people. ex: “Tell your students to bring their books tomorrow!” “Their” book … Read more

Thankgiving Lunches and Dinners typically look like this

ECLA Thanksgiving Activities

  It’s Monday again! This week, in observance of Thanksgiving, EC Los Angeles will be close Thursday (Nov 26) and Friday (27); however, in an effort to introduce our students to American culture, EC Los Angeles will be holding it’s very own Thanks Giving Potluck Luncheon!   On … Read more

Swiss Culture Night activity!

Swiss Culture Night at EC Los Angeles

On Thursday, November 20th, EC Los Angeles held a Swiss culture night! The event was organized by Student Ambassador, Tamina and another EC student, Linda. Students from countries such as Brazil, Saudi Arabia and France all attended. The event showcased a Swiss tradition – cheese fondue! Every … Read more

Abdullah Almusallam is a student from Saudi Arabia.

Student Spotlight: Abdullah Almusallam

Read about today’s student spotlight! Name: Abdullah Almusallam Nationality: Saudi Arabian Why did you choose to study with EC? 1st, EC is in Santa Monica. 2nd, good classes. 3rd, good people. What do you like most about EC teachers? [They have] good ways of teaching. What will be your most un … Read more

This is THE place for car-lovers.

Weekend Los Angeles 11/20 – 11/22

Have you made weekend plans yet? Check out what’s going on in Los Angeles for the weekend of 11/20 – 11/22! Friday LA Auto Show @ Los Angeles Convention Center Tickets: $15 ($12 M-Th) Are you a car fanatic? Do you like to check out new driving technology? Come to the LA Auto Show to lear … Read more