Words of Wisdom From Student Duckmyung Kim

Student Duckmyung Kim has been a student at EC San Diego since November 2013! He began as an Intermediate student and has now reached the Upper Intermediate level of English (the second highest!) here at school. Duckmyung chose EC San Diego English Language Center because he wanted to attend the bes … Read more

An Amazing Review of EC San Diego, from student Lavinia A.!

 Lavinia is a current student at EC San Diego. She is enrolled in our TOEFL exam prep course! Lavinia came to study English in the USA from her home in Italy, where she will return after completing her EC program. Read what she has to say about her experience at EC San Diego: “I would recommen … Read more

Happy Eid!!!

On Tuesday, July 28th, EC San Diego took part in celebrating Eid al-Fitr, also known as “Feast of Breaking the Fast”. Eid is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims which marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. This day is often commemorated with music, dancing, … Read more

Student Testimonial: Mariana S.!

Mariana S. (top left): “The [English] classes, the people, and the San Diego beaches. That is why I love EC San Diego!” Student Mariana S. has studied English in the US for over a year. She started on the East coast, and made her way over to the West, and San Diego! On her last day of sc … Read more

Words of Wisdom from Andrew Yossef

Most students of EC San Diego are unaware that our very own Academic Assistant, Andrew Yossef, was born and raised in Egypt! At the age of 18, he moved to the United States with his parents and younger sister. Upon arrival, Andrew was excited to immerse himself in American culture; however,  transit … Read more

Habitat for Humanity

Last Friday, July 11th, students of EC San Diego spent the day volunteering their time with a local non-profit organization called Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity coordinates and provides free services for local families living in unsafe or unhealthy living conditions. Part of the organiz … Read more

The #ECKICKUPS World Cup Challenge is ON!

We’d like to announce our new EC-wide #ECKICKUPS World Cup Challenge! The winner of this challenge will receive a free 2-week language course (with accommodation and flights included), or a cash prize of € 1000 (~$1350 US)! Here is how you can enter: 1) Post a short video (max length: 140 seconds) o … Read more

Easter Egg Hunting at EC San Diego!

  These students found the Grand Prize eggs – and received gift certificates to local coffee shops as Easter presents from EC San Diego! To celebrate the Easter holiday, EC San Diego staff set up a fun Easter Egg Hunt around school! Great egg-hunting today! Most students are familiar with … Read more

Speaking English Is What We Do! How to Pronounce ‘TH’ Sounds

“Thankful” is a word that comes to mind when you study at EC San Diego! Students who learn English at EC San Diego – and at every ESL school around the world –  have trouble pronouncing English words with the common “TH” sound. Do you get tongue-twisted over “the” … Read more

Alvin Almerol: ESL Teacher & TOEFL Test Prep Master!!

“Hello, my name is Alvin Almerol. I am a local native of San Diego – born and raised, actually!  I graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Electrical Engineering and worked for several esteemed tech companies in the mobile sector before becoming a teacher. My biggest p … Read more