Korean BBQ in Los Angeles

Koreatown Los Angeles is one of the most beautifully diverse places in the world. In fact, we have many areas of town reflecting the different cultures that make this city great. One thing you must do while living in Los Angeles is make a trip out to Koreatown for some delicious Korean BBQ! Here at ECLA, … Read more

Beach Volleyball at ECLA

We love Volleyball! One of our favorite things to do here at ECLA is to play beach volleyball. In fact, later this afternoon, our Student Ambassadors will be leading another Sunset Volleyball activity! Why Play? Since we are located just 5 minutes walking distance from one of the best beaches in Southern California, we try to … Read more

LA Sporting Events

If you love sports, Los Angeles is a great place to be. Joel, Student Ambassador from Switzerland, is well versed in LA sporting events, having gone to many during his time here in LA! Let’s check out what he has to say 🙂 Student Ambassador Perspective During my stay in LA, I went to a … Read more

Sunsets in Santa Monica

Taking Time to Enjoy the Little Things Everyone needs a reminder from time to time to enjoy the little things in life. Whether you are studying at ECLA for one week or for one year, we believe that experiencing the sunsets in Santa Monica is something you must do before you leave. Student Ambassador, Luisa … Read more

Relaxing in LA (Continued)

Summer is upon us! It is now time to embrace the long days and summer nights. And there’s no better place to relax than Santa Monica — where the water is warm, the people are friendly, and the sunshine is bright! Our Student Ambassador, Jacopo, knows what it means to unwind and just enjoy life. Let’s see what he has to say about relaxing … Read more

Relaxing in LA

Living abroad is one of the most incredible experiences this world has to offer. Being outside your comfort zone in another country not only allows you to explore who you are, but encourages you to participate in a global community.While this is true, it is important to take time to relax in the midst of the challenges that … Read more

A Word from Our Graduate

We believe that ECLA is the BEST place to learn English in Los Angeles, and we love to hear feedback from our students to see if they think the same is true. Recently, one of our lovely Turkish graduates left us a few words on his last day here at ECLA. See what Yigit has to say in his … Read more

Food Markets and Restaurants Near ECLA

Our students love to eat. Check out the recommendations below from our Student Ambassador, Shin, to see a few restaurants near ECLA! From 12:15pm~1:00pm, we have lunch time for 45 minutes. I’m always thinking about where I should go. Food markets or restaurants? As I have been here for 5 months, I want to recommend some places to … Read more

Cinco de Mayo Celebration

One of the best things about learning in a multicultural environment is that we are able to celebrate holidays from all around the world! Cinco de Mayo marks the victory of Mexico at the Battle of Puebla. This holiday is especially embraced by the Mexican-American culture, which is largely present in Los Angeles. We loved celebrating Cinco de … Read more

A Message from our New Student Ambassador

The Student Ambassador Program is BACK at EC Los Angeles and we could not be more excited! We have just brought on 14 amazing student leaders who are eager to meet new friends, lead activities, and create the best community possible at our school! In addition to learning English, these Student Ambassadors are gaining invaluable intercultural … Read more