September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Yesterday, EC San Diego held a fundraiser in order to raise money for further research on alternative testing methods and medicines for treating Ovarian cancer. Students who donated $1 were able to put their hand in a box and pick out a piece of paper listing one of three prizes: … Read more

English Practice: Prefixes & Suffixes!

Inspired by our current FCE Cambridge English class, here is a “pre-weekend” lesson on English prefixes and suffixes. Why study English prefixes and suffixes? It helps you broaden your English vocabulary! A good knowledge of English prefixes and suffixes will help you learn & understand more English vocabulary without the need to always check your ESL dictionary. Our FCE … Read more

English Elective Courses at EC San Diego

Elective courses are offered to those students who have enrolled in an semi-intensive or intensive program. An elective course focuses one fewer aspects of English learning, compared to those covered in the core classes. The EC English Language Center in San Diego offers many different electives that are based upon level. For Beginners the courses … Read more

Student Testimonial: Myungchul Choi

Myungchul came to EC USA from Korea. His goal? To greatly improve his English in just 6 months! Myungchul Choi has been a student at EC San Diego since August of this year. He is currently enrolled in our Academic Year program for 24 weeks, and is excited to have the chance to really improve his English skills … Read more

New ‘California Culture’ Class!

Last week, EC San Diego introduced its very own “California Culture” class, which is now offered to new students on their first day of school! This class not only gives students an opportunity to learn about California culture, most importantly, it allows new students to converse and get to know each other on a deeper level! The class offers … Read more

Student Nurlan Sermagambetov wins Silver Medal @ National Jiu-Jitsu Championship!

Nurlan showing off his silver medal! EC San Diego student, Nurlan Sermagambetov, participated in last week’s 2014 American National Jiu-Jitsu No-GI Championship in Los Angeles. As an athlete under the Brazilian training academy, ATOS JIU-JITSU, Nurlan participated in the blue belt, super heavy category. His training and hard work paid off, as Nurlan came in 2nd … Read more

Student Testimonial: Ayano Wakabayashi

“I don’t want to leave tomorrow, I wish I could stay in San Diego forever,” stated Ayano Wakabayashi, twenty-seven year old student, who is originally from Japan. Ayano has been at EC San Diego for a year now, and has been enrolled in the Semi-Intensive program. While Ayano attended College in Japan, she studied English … Read more

Student Testimonial: Kochin Yen!

Twenty-year-old Kochin Yen, who also goes by “Olivia”, will be returning to Taiwan after finishing her English course at EC San Diego today. Olivia has taken our General English course for the past two months. She is a student who stands out because of her positive and helpful attitude! Here are a few words Olivia would like … Read more

Celebrate A Summer of ESL Learning!

This Sunday, September 7th, EC San Diego will be hosting a Beach BBQ for all of our staff & students! Location: North Jetty Road, San Diego, 92109 (look for the EC flag by the grass) Time: 11am to 2:30pm We will have TWO barbecue grills, so please bring any meat & vegetables that you would like to … Read more