This is one elective you can take at ECLA!

ECLA starts new elective – English in the City!

Two weeks ago, EC Los Angeles rolled out its newest elective – English in the City! In this course taught by two of our wonderful teachers, Ama and Charlene, students learn the practical English knowledge needed to navigate Los Angeles. In this course, students study the different parts of English, from grammar and vocabulary to speaking, reading … Read more

Dann had a great time at EC!

Student Spotlight – Daan

  Name: Daan Scholten Nationality: Dutch (The Netherlands) Why did you choose to study with EC? I wanted to follow an English course to develop my English skills and I contacted Study-Globe who told me that I could study at EC Los Angeles. After Googeling ECLA I was very excited to go there. What do … Read more

This week's activities from ECLA!

EC Los Angeles Activities 2/23 – 2/28

Here are this week’s EC Los Angeles activities! Don’t forget to sign-up on EC Online!   Wednesday Volleyball Cost: Free Time: 2:00PM The calendar might say February, but the weather feels like Summer! Let’s all have fun and spike the ball around!!   Thursday Happy Hour in Santa Monica Cost: $5+ Time: 5:45PM It’s almost the weekend! Join … Read more

Meet Mako, our new Intern!

Meet Mako, Cheerful new ECLA Intern!

Meet Mako, the new ECLA intern!   Are you a university student? What do you study? I was a junior in the university in Japan until January 2016.  I majored in International Relations, with a focus on Politics. But I am taking a long break for one year and I am here to see you! … Read more

LA is experiencing a heatwave now!

Wednesday Word of the Day: Heatwave

heat wave/ heatwave noun Definition: a prolonged period of abnormally hot weather. California, and especially Los Angeles, is known for it’s wonderful weather. While states like New York will see snow in the winter, Los Angeles stays around 70 f degrees (21 c) during the day! However, Los Angeles often experiences an increase in temperature. … Read more

Weekly Activities for ECLA!

EC Los Angeles Activities 2/8 – 2/12

Here are this week’s EC Los Angeles activities! Don’t forget to sign-up on EC Online! Monday Welcome Drinks @ Barneys Beanery Time: 2:15PM Cost: $5+ Join some new arrivals and classmates who have been here for a while for some snacks and a drink! Barney’s Beanery is a famous Los Angeles restaurant! Join us at … Read more

Kendi is a Student Ambassador!

Meet Kendi, New Student Ambassador!

Today we share a few words from one of our newest student ambassadors. Kendi began studying at EC Los Angeles on January 19, 2016 and will be a student here until May! Let’s find out more about him. Name: Kendi Johansson    Nationality: Sweden & Thailand   Occupation in Home Country I was working as a … Read more

Can't sleep? Come listen to music all night long!

Around LA 1/6 – 1/8

No plans for this weekend? Check out these suggestions from ECLA! Friday Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours Time: 11PM Cost: Free! Location: 135 N Grand Avenue, Los Angeles (Downtown) Bring your pillow and enjoy an all-nighter full of music, dance and fun! This is your chance to enjoy this Los Angeles historical landmark with … Read more

Learn tips on English grammar!

Grain of Grammar: Countable and Uncountable Nouns

  Greetings, Learners of English! In this week’s edition of Grain of Grammar, we will talk about Countable and Uncountable nouns.   Firstly, what is a noun? A noun is a person, place or thing. For example: a girl is a noun; school is another noun, and an apple is also a noun.   Secondly, what … Read more

Join an EC activity and make a new friend!

Weekly Activities 2/1 – 2/5

  Monday Welcome Drinks @ Barneys Beanery Time: 2:15PM Cost: $5+ Join some new arrivals and classmates who have been here for a while for some snacks and a drink! Barney’s Beanery is a famous Los Angeles restaurant! Join us at Barney’s Beanery! Tuesday Lakers Game Location: Staples Center Cost: $100 Time: 4PM-11PM Join Expedition America and … Read more