Learning English at EC to Become a Global Citizen!

We are all here at EC San Diego to learn or teach English. But in a world of global citizenship, which other languages could be considered as significant? In December a panel of international researchers at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) published a study mapping the worlds languages as they are used by bilinguals. Consequently, they discovered … Read more

EC San Diego Gives Back: Feeding the Homeless

This past weekend members of EC San Diego’s Global Citizenship Course led by teacher Karen Salerni volunteered to feed the homeless in Ocean Beach. EC San Diego staff, students, and teachers were all invited to participate. EC San Diego’s Global Citizenship Course is just one of the many things that sets our school apart from other English … Read more

Super Bowl Sunday, EC San Diego Style!

It’s not called the “Super” Bowl for nothing! On Sunday, February 1st, the Seattle Seahawks football team will take on the New England Patriots in Glendale Arizona for Super Bowl 49! Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most popular events in the United States, a day-long celebration filled with family and friends, eating and drinking, cheering, hanging … Read more

EC San Diego Presents: “S’up Bro?” An Intro to Slang

Slang is a way to express your thoughts in an informal way. Listed below are some trendy American Phrases and their meaning. “Catch some rays”:    Definition: Getting some sunshine. Example: I’m going to the beach to catch some rays. “You’re the real MVP.” (Most Valuable Player):  Definition: A way to congratulate someone. Example: You … Read more

Student Testimonials-EC San Diego

Every so often the staff at EC San Diego like to take the time to speak with our students to find out how they are enjoying their stay. This month we spoke with Swiss students Marco Wyssbrod and Patrick Buechi to find out what they think about their experiences learning English at EC San Diego!  Read below … Read more

EC San Diego Remembers Dr. King

Yesterday on January 19, 2015, people all over America celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! It is important to know why this holiday is celebrated to understand American history and culture. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is the most iconic figure in the modern American Civil Rights Movement. Under his leadership from December, 1955 until … Read more

January Calendar-EC San Diego

January’s Calendar is here! January 9, 2015- Lakers Game & Safari park! Come cheer on the Los Angeles Laker’s basketball team! This is a great way to enjoy and understand classic American pass times. They will be playing Orlando Magic. January 11, 2015 – SoundON Festival of Music showcases local upcoming musicians in the La Jolla area. … Read more

EC San Diego’s New Years Resolutions

Happy New Year!! Can you believe it’s already 2015!?  EC San Diego staff share their #1 resolution for the year 2015! We are ready to challenge ourselves and accomplish more in 2015, just like our English language students! Let’s take a look at EC San Diego’s resolutions for the new year!  Heather Academic Director: Take more time … Read more