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

November Events in San Diego!

Halloween has passed, and now the month of thankfulness is here! November always has lots going on, with Movember, Thanksgiving, and preemptive Winter Holiday buzz swirling around – and San Diego is diving headfirst into the end-of-year excitement! Because we want our international students to experience the best of San Diego (no matter what month … Read more

Meet ECSD Teacher Adela: ESL Teacher AND Graduate Student!!

This fall, ECSD Teacher Adela Rahmati is going back to school for her Master’s degree while continuing to teach ESL at EC San Diego! Adela was kind enough to write a post for ECSD’s blog on why she is returning to school, and how being a teacher has helped her to become a better student … Read more

ESL Students Get Inspired With ECSD’s AY Lecture Series!

Enrolling in EC San Diego’s Academic Year Program is one the best ways ESL students can learn and improve their English language skills. ECSD provides all students with English classes, tutoring, and after-school activities, as well as daily free self-guided study. Students who wish to maximize their learning experience at ECSD often decide to register … Read more

Get A Crash Course on the History of the English Language!!

We learn it, we speak it, and we hear it everywhere – language, the universal constant in human communication.  The English language in particular has evolved into a globally accepted method for communicating with people in every nation around the world. From areas of academics to business to politics, a working knowledge of English can … Read more

Top Tips For Improving Your English Language Skills!

EC San Diego offers a variety of opportunities for international students to learn English in the United States; from a basic General English course (20 lessons/week) to the TOEFL San Diego exam preparation course (30 lessons/week), students can study English at a challenging yet realistic pace based on their incoming level of proficiency. Students at … Read more