About Teacher Linah

  1. Introduce yourself in a few words. I am Linah Sofi, a Saudi Arabian living in the United States. In 2011, I was granted a full scholarship from the government of Saudi Arabia to pursue my Masters in Teaching English as a Second Language. I graduated from the University of San Francisco in … Read more

Special Focus Classes

Here at EC San Francisco, we offer a variety of classes that specializes in one skill. We target that special skill for an hour a half everyday. So by the end of the class, students will have the sufficient knowledge to use it outside in their daily lives. The classes take place in the afternoons, a … Read more

Types of Sentences

Writing in English is a little bit different from writing in any other language, especially academic writing. While in some languages verbosity is key to convey academic concepts, in English, the less you say the better. This means conveying a message in as few words as possible. Therefor, the key t … Read more

A bit about Bruce Oberon

  1. Introduce yourself in a few words. Hello. My name is Bruce Oberon. I got my BA in English at UC Santa Barbara and have been teaching ESL for a bit over 8 years now. I’ve been with EC since the end of 2018. 2. What’s your favorite skill to teach? I love teaching grammar as well as voc … Read more

Meet Chloe Donnelly

Introduce yourself in a few words. (educational background / years of experience) My name is Chloe Donnelly, and I have been teaching ESL for almost four years now. It started as a summer gig teaching children in northern Italy, and quickly became my passion. It’s the perfect job because it combines … Read more

An Hour with Rick!

Glaucia, our brilliant student ambassador, conducted an interview with our popular teacher, Ricky. The interview took almost an hour. Ricky is also our accommodation coordinator. He’s been working for EC for almost 5 years now.   “Working at EC is a Way to travel without travelling, … Read more

BBQ at the Golden Gate Park

Our Summer … SO FAR!

We cheered for the A’s Teacher Ricky and Anna took us to an A’s game. Oakland Athletics are another SF Bay Area Baseball team. People in San Francisco either cheer for the Giants or the A’s. They’re rivalry teams. Our school director Ryan supports the Giants, while Ricky and … Read more

Tehama Luxury Apartment

EXCITING NEWS HERE! We are happy to announce that EC San Francisco is offering students a direct housing / accommodation option. We are offering a 5 bedroom, 3 bathrooms apartment. It has a great spacious common area. We carefully selected modern furnishing in all the rooms. You will be living with … Read more