Test Prep at EC San Francisco

In order to get into a university, to get a better job (or advance in a current position), or simply for the experience, many students of English as a Second Language decide, at some point, to take one of the “high stakes” English tests  –  frequently the TOEFL (for admission to many U.S. universities) or … Read more

Vocabulary study for an Intermediate level English course in San Francisco

Once students have a basic grasp of the most common tenses in English, vocabulary tends to become the most commonly mentioned obstacle to communicative competence.  Students working on vocabulary in an Intermediate level Engish course, in San Francisco or elsewhere, find that the organizational simplicity of early vocabulary study (colors, body parts, clothing, etc.) is … Read more