Firdevs from Turkey: “Don’t speak your language with your friends!”

Why did you choose to study at EC San Francisco? My agent recommended that I study ESL in San Francisco, because EC is the best school in the city. What was your favorite thing about EC San Francisco? My favorite thing was joining the activities. What is your favorite memory of studying ESL in San Francisco? My favorite memory is Thanksgiving Day at the Monastery Residence. What advice would you give to a new student learning English at EC SF? Join the activities and don’t speak your language with your friends!

Tanja from Switzerland: “Come to school every day”

Why did you choose to study at EC San Francisco? I won the school on a winning game. What was your favorite thing about EC San Francisco? Different cultures from the students, making new friends and the teachers are very good and all the staff is friendly. What is your favorite memory of studying ESL in San Francisco? Walking all over the nice places and meeting a lot of people. What advice would you give to a new student learning English at EC SF? Come to school every day and try to see as much as you can on foot in SF.  Be open to speaking with everybody. Find out more about studying in San Francisco at EC San Francisco English Center

Andre from Brazil: “Participate in all activities”

Why did you choose to study at EC San Francisco? Because I had studied at EC Toronto last year and had liked the infrastructure and teaching methodology.  Also, I wanted to know SF and Silicon Valley. What was your favorite thing about EC San Francisco? The weather, because it’s very different from my country. What is your favorite memory of studying ESL in San Francisco? The places that I visited like Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito, Golden Gate Park, Piers and the neighborhood of ECSF. What advice would you give to a new student learning English at EC SF? Participate in all activities, internal and outside EC.  Walk rather the city of SF minding everything around.  Talk a lot, all the time in English. Have fun while you study ESL in San Francisco

Gabriela from Brazil: “Don’t Panic!”

Why did you choose to study at the EC San Francisco English Center? Because of the structure of the school, that I could see on the google maps.  I also liked the schedule of the classes (one in the morning and one in the afternoon). What was your favorite thing about EC San Francisco? The interaction between students and teachers (and also the great welcome we received from everybody at the school- staff and ambassadors). What is your favorite memory of studying ESL in San Francisco? Biking over the Golden Gate Bridge until Sausalito and come back by Ferry.  I also loved the Parks (Alamo, Lafayette) and the culture of people.  For example, going to the park for a picnic. What advice would you give to a new student learning English at EC SF? In the first day, things can be strange and scary.   But don’t panic!  IN a few days you’ll have friends here and you’ll enjoy the classes a lot!  And you’ll miss it when you leave.

Katrin from Germany: “Enjoy your study at EC and have fun!”

Why did you choose to study at EC San Francisco? I wanted to live in SF for a few weeks and study English. What was your favorite thing about EC San Francisco? The really good teachers & the staff, especially Karl, Jessica & Catherine, and staff Amanda and Kaiser. What is your favorite memory of studying ESL in San Francisco? Everything; the school, the Mission, Golden Gate Park, Ocean Beach, the crazy people… What advice would you give to a new student learning English at EC SF? Enjoy your study at EC and have fun! Study ESL in San Francisco