student ambassador

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

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This week at EC Oxford: Taste the world

This week our students voted for the theme of the week. Taste the world won by 40 votes against 6 for British culture. So, this week we are going to talk and hopefully learn more about cultures and food from all over the world. Monday We start the week with our welcome presentation. We have 12 new s … Read more

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Welcome to Teresa – our new English teacher!

We have a new English teacher in Oxford. Here you can read our Q&A and get to know her. Q: What did you do before you came to EC Oxford? I did my BA degree in Corporate Communication in Vienna, Austria, before I came to Oxford. After that, I did an intensive teacher training course here in Oxfor … Read more

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Superstitions around the world

After having been learning English in Oxford for a while, our Advanced class have experienced several cultural differences, one of them, superstitions. Because it is Friday the 13th, the students in the Advanced class wrote about superstitions in their home country. All of them are very different fr … Read more

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Spotlight on a Student Ambassador – Introducing Isabella!

1.What’s your hometown? Can you describe it to us? • I’m from Colombia, one of the most beautiful countries in South America, I was born in Bucaramanga, a wonderful city full of colour and tradition, two months later I moved to Melgara – a small town where I grew up. All my life I kept m … Read more

Abdulhakim’s Trip to France, Austria and Switzerland!

Learning English in the UK is a great opportunity for students to travel to nearby European cities. We recently had a long bank holiday weekend and one of our students, Abdulhakim, from Saudi Arabia used the opportunity to travel to France, Austria and Switzerland. Here he tells us about the interes … Read more

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A tip on how to be positive!

Do you want to be successful?  You have to stay motivated and positive! First of all think of the things that have demotivated you or made you feel negative. For us, it’s homesickness sometimes. We have gone through a rough time when we actually miss our hometown and family, suffering from being lon … Read more