Kylie, Student Services Coordinator at EC Oxford English Centre

Goodbye from Kylie

It’s hard to believe that I am coming to the end of my year and a half working at EC Oxford. It still feels fresh new and exciting! I had been teaching English for years before I joined the EC student services and accommodation department. After having worked here for more than 18 months, it is hard … Read more

Punting summer social programme

August Social Programme Highlights

We have had an unprecedented summer in terms of weather this year, two months of glorious sunshine, scorching afternoons and balmy nights that seemed like they would never end! There was not an empty beer garden, park or outdoor space in Oxford and it was certainly a shock to the system (but a welco … Read more

Books, Literature, EC Oxford

Experience literature in Oxford – Top 3

You’ve heard about all the wonderful pieces of literature written and set in Oxford and now want to visit the places where the authors lived and got inspired? You want to find a peaceful spot to enjoy the books? Top 3 literary Spots to visit in Oxford: 1. The Eagle and Child The Eagle and Child is n … Read more

Literature In Oxford, EC Oxford

Literature in Oxford

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Frederick Douglass Step with us through the magic wardrobe and discover the hidden literary worlds of Oxford. We’ll take you on a journey through the alleys of the city of Oxford leading to the scenery of the masterpieces of literature, to the plac … Read more

Candice Gregory, Director of Studies at EC Oxford English Centre

Candice, our Director of Studies, looks back on August

I do apologise everyone for the lateness of this month’s blog! Summer has been a busy time but is now drawing to a close, and as we start bidding a sad farewell to our summer students and teachers, nearly as much preparation goes into downsizing the school as it did leading up to its rapid increase … Read more

EC Oxford helps improve speaking fluency

6 tips and tricks to stay fluent in English

Your stay with EC has ended and you’re leaving Oxford to go back to your home country? But you still want to keep hold of what you learned in England and keep your fluency in the language? Or maybe you’re a student here and you want to boost your fluency! Here are 6 tips and tricks for you on … Read more