An important memory (I) – Emir

Last week, our Advanced class wrote about one of their most important memories. Here’s part 1: Emir tells us about his exam at university. —   The day that I took my university exam is still in my mind like yesterday. Most students in Turkey had been feeling like in that time becaus … Read more

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Get to know Koki: our new student ambassador

Koki is one of our new student ambassadors. To get to know him a bit better, we asked him to answer some questions. 1.What’s your hometown? Can you describe it to us? I’m from Japan and my hometown is Shiga. Shiga is in a west part of Japan. It’s far from Tokyo which is capital city of Japan. Howeve … Read more

Are you superstitious?

Superstitions Coming up this week is Friday 13th. Not the film, but the day. Like Jason, though, this day brings bad luck for everyone who comes across it – or at least that’s what people believe. It doesn’t, of course; Friday 13th is just as good or as bad as any other Friday. It’s just one of the … Read more

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This week at EC Oxford: Are you afraid of the dark?

This week at EC Oxford our theme is: Are you afraid of the dark? Next Friday it is Friday the 13th, which is an unlucky day here in the UK. Because of this scary and spooky day, our theme this week is also spooky. And we have planned lots of scary stuff for our students. Read here all about the fun … Read more

This week at EC Oxford – The city of Dreaming Spires

This week at EC Oxford, we celebrate all things Oxford! The City of Dreaming Spires is a source of inspiration for many people: famous authors and actors have found their voice in this city; architects have shaped the city’s skyline; artists have captured Oxford’s beauty in their paintings… As usual … Read more

IELTS Score Success 3: The Speaking Paper

Here’s the guide from EC Oxford on getting your IELTS Speaking score.  First things first. The Speaking Test in IELTS is all about speaking! So make sure you find a way to deal with nerves. Being nervous makes you speak less and speak worse than you could. Being confident makes you speak more … Read more