English Language School in San Francisco visits Dolby Labs

On March 29, 2013 EC Pre-Intermediate and Business Lab students at EC San Francisco, an English Language School in San Francisco, took a field trip to Dolby Labs. The trip was prompted by Matthias, a Business Lab student from Switzerland, whose class project is doing a financial analysis of Dolby Labs. Their teacher, Cyndi Cadua, … Read more

Popular Activity: Gifford’s “The Hood!”

“The Hood” is one of our newest staff-led activities here at EC San Francisco.  It’s led by Gifford, one of our teachers, and always fills up quickly!  Students join him for an in-depth class that explains the history of different San Francisco neighborhoods.  Fatih Demiraslan, a stellar student ambassador, joined this activity and wrote a description … Read more

Wells Fargo History Museum Visit

Recently my Business Communication students and I visited the Wells Fargo Museum.  We started with a Treasure Hunt and then were given a guided tour.  The first picture is of the whole group, including our docent, in front of an authentic Concord stagecoach, which was considered the Cadillac of it’s day.  It cost $270 to ride the stagecoach across … Read more

Student Activity: EC San Francisco Welcome Walk

EC San Francisco welcomes new students every Monday. Our intern and Student Ambassadors lead students on a guided tour of the area near the school, and answer questions about the city. The activity is for new students, but all students (new and old) are welcome. It’s a great opportunity to learn the history, streets, stores, … Read more