EC San Diego’s New Year’s Resolutions!

So how are your New Year’s resolutions going? That’s right, we’re checking up on your goals for self-improvement for 2014… While it’s almost the end of January, we thought it would be good to ask people what their resolutions are – hopefully this will  remind you to stick to them! We asked students and staff … Read more

EC San Diego Students Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity!

Last Friday (January 17, 2014) EC San Diego students volunteered with Habitat for Humanity & spent the day giving back to the local community! EC San Diego Academic Year Coordinator & CSR Champion Daniel Heckmyer set up the event, only one of many volunteer opportunities for ESL students at EC San Diego. At EC San … Read more

Learning English in San Diego: Mohammed A. Talks

Mohammed Alsuwailem, a student at EC San Diego English School, has much to say about his ongoing experience here with us. Currently enrolled in a Semi-Intensive English course in San Diego, he has been with us since September 2013, and he has opinions to share with his peers. “There are many things to love about … Read more

EC San Diego Teacher Profile: Melissa MacClaren!

Students are often surprised to find out that EC San Diego Teacher Melissa became an ESL teacher only a few years ago. After retiring from the University of California in 2010, Melissa arranged to earn her TESOL Certificate in France, combining a memorable trip abroad and a professional (& personal) goal. “I’ve loved languages as … Read more

Studying English in San Diego: Free English Classes

As a student at EC San Diego English School, you’re here to learn and excel in the English language. As your biggest supporters, we want to provide every opportunity for you to practice and become comfortable speaking the language; that’s why we offer free English classes every week for you to do so! Today marks … Read more

Test Your English with this ESL Crossword from EC San Diego!

A great way to practice English as an ESL students is to play word games. At ECSD, students are encouraged to use all available learning resources to improve their understanding of ESL concepts & lessons. And of course, word games are one way for our students to practice their English language skills and have fun, too! … Read more

January Events in San Diego

The New Year is here – and so are fresh events around the city! If you are an international student and have just arrived in sunny San Diego, be prepared: the city is kicking off 2014 with some exciting January activities. Pull up your calendar app to schedule these in: Dancers Night Out at Sevilla Nightclub … Read more

Meet Sophie, EC San Diego’s New Student Support Member!

Student Support Member Sophie loves the La Jolla tide pools – so many starfish! Meet Sophie, ECSD’s new (and awesome!) Student Support Member: “Hello! My name is Sophia Romeri, however I go by ‘Sophie’.  I am excited to join EC San Diego as a Student Services Counselor! I am 23 years old, and was born … Read more