Meet Sang Hyup Park from Korea!

EC Student Testimonial: Sung Hyup Park

Name: Sung Hyup Park Nationality: Korean Why did you choose to study with EC? When I was looking for a language school, I considered how many Korean student in language school firstly. I had two options, one is EC, another is Kaplan. But Kaplan, there are lots of Koreans. So that’s why I chose EC. … Read more

Goosepumps are also called goosepimples

Wednesday Word of the Day: Goosebumps

  goosebumps Use this word when you feel cold and  your skin starts to changed like bird skin. Goose is one of birds’ name, so most of bird skin is similar with people’s when they feel cold. Koreans used to call “chicken skin” Japanese used to say “bird skin” Most of country’s expressions are related birds … Read more

EC Los Angeles Student Testimonial: Alessia Preite

Happy Friday! We would love to share an EC Los Angeles Student Testimonial! Name: Alessia Preite Nationality: Switzerland Why did you choose to study with EC? I heard a lot of good things about EC and that the teachers are pretty cool an as soon as I got here it was like that. What do … Read more

Try some new eats today!

Visit a food truck at First Fridays in Venice Beach!

Sure we know that you’re all here to learn English, but if you’re like me, JUST as important a reason to travel is food!  If you’re looking for something tasty that is typical of Los Angeles cuisine, you must become familiar with the Food Truck Scene.  Maybe ten years ago, food trucks were thought of … Read more

Word of the Day : Legs falling asleep

“Legs falling asleep” What is the meaning of this idiom? Of course, your legs don’t go to bed by themselves.   Here is an example to help you guess what it means. “My legs fell asleep when I sat cross-legged for a while.” Can you guess the meaning?   It describes a person’s bodily sensations. When you … Read more

Repetition is the key to mastery!

Why repetition helps you learn!

Language Corner:  “Teacher, why are we doing this again?!”    One of the most common complaints I hear from students about their classes is that the teacher is presenting language or grammar the students have already practiced.  I can understand the frustration –I love learning new things and I used to be very frustrated when … Read more

Join us outside for Field Day!

EC Los Angeles Activities 4/18-4/22

Here are this week’s EC Los Angeles Activities! 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 Taco Tuesday Location: Meet in … Read more

Lovisa is a student at EC Los Angeles

EC Student Testimonial: Lovisa Jacobsson

Happy Friday! Here are a few words from one of our lovely graduates – Lovisa!!   Name: Lovisa Jacobsson Nationality: Swedish/Korean   Why did you choose to study with EC? I wanted to go to LA to study English, and I had heard good things about EC. What do you like most about EC teachers? … Read more

Brunchin’ in Los Angeles – Eggs Benedict Edition

BRUNCH is a great tradition in Los Angeles. If you’re not familiar with this word, “brunch” is a combination of “breakfast” and “lunch”. It is a meal that you eat sometime in the morning to afternoon. Many restaurants in LA have brunch menus that are filled with items that are sometimes sweet, sometimes savory. You’ll find dishes … Read more

Wednesday Word of the Day: Spring Cleaning

spring–cleaning noun:  spring–clean·ing \ˈspriŋ-ˈklē-niŋ\ -Charis-   Definition: to clean a place  or house thoroughly in the spring Example ->  It’s time to do some spring cleaning  the house and air out the place.   Why It’s only “spring” cleaning  even though there are so many seasons like winter, summer, fall and spring? Because spring is kind of blooming … Read more