English in San Diego: Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla

This month, students from EC San Diego had the opportunity to visit the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (MCASD) located in  La Jolla. This museum is known for its exploration and presentation of contemporary work, consisting of art from the late 20th and early 21st century. These students learning English in San Diego enjoyed reading … Read more

EC San Diego students listen to their peers' presentations and take notes in English

EC San Diego: English Immersion and Community Outreach

At EC San Diego, we take pride in our ability to seamlessly merge learning English via the classroom with cultural immersion and community outreach. This philosophy and practice make our EC center the best English language school in San Diego! Every month, EC San Diego students have two fantastic opportunities to practice their English and give back … Read more

Leanne and her collage of hosting EC San Diego students!

EC San Diego Host of the Month: Leanne Buck!

  Host of the Month: Leanne Buck Leanne: “Just like every student is different, every host family is different, and there is a match for everyone”.   Today’s Blog Spotlight is on EC San Diego’s Host of the month, Leanne Buck! Here we will outline the philosophies and experiences of our different, local San Diego host families, … Read more

EC San Diego Student Testimonial: Seo Youn Choi (Selena)

“Hello, this is Seo Youn Choi from Korea, but please, call me Selena! I’ve been here at San Diego EC for over 11 months and I would like to share my wonderful experiences at EC! Since I’ve been with EC, my English has been much improved. My first class was Intermediate and now I’m in … Read more

Student Soraya’s Guide to EC and San Diego!

Soraya Silva came to us from Brazil in January and spent two weeks participating in EC San Diego’s General English course at the Upper Intermediate level.  Read what this incredible and intelligent lady has to say about her EC experience:  Hi everybody! I`m going to talk a little about my trip to San Diego in California. … Read more

EC Student Ambassador: Kento Higa

Hi!! My name is Kento Higa. I’m from Okinawa Japan [where] I was born and raised. I’m 21 years old. I’ve been in San Diego for three months and in my free time I like reading manga in English, listening to music, and playing basketball. My dream is to become an English teacher in Japan. … Read more

EC San Diego Welcomes Jenn Sweeney!

Hi Everyone! My name is Jenn and I’m the new Home Stay Coordinator at EC San Diego. I am looking forward to working with EC students and staff, as well as our amazing host families! I grew up in the ‘Wine Country‘ area of Northern California and have traveled, worked and lived in various parts of the … Read more

EC Spotlight: TOEFL in San Diego

Many international students come to the United States with a set plan to attend a US University or college. In order to gain acceptance into the university or college of their choice they must pass the TOEFL test. What is the TOEFL exam, exactly? TOEFL stands for “Test of English as a Foreign Language” and is … Read more