Study English in the USA and Achieve Academic Success Like Arthur!

Why study English in the USA? There are many benefits to studying English in an American city like San Francisco, but one major reason is that studying in an English-language area allows you to use English in “real world” settings, which in turn can help increase the likelihood of academ … Read more

EC SF Celebrates the Best Teachers an English Language Center Can Have!

Today EC San Francisco celebrated World Teacher’s Day, which is held every year to recognize and appreciate teachers and educators–and since EC San Francisco has some of the best teachers that an English language center could have, we definitely had a reason to celebrate! Here’s wh … Read more

Bruno’s Testimonial: “The students are great, the location is perfect”

Bruno from Brazil was only here for a short period of time, taking two weeks of English courses in the program English for Work in San Francisco. He attended school during his vacation time, and is returning to his job back home in Brazil. As such, the English for Work program was ideal for a studen … Read more

Meet the EC SF Staff: Ashley, our Student Services Manager

This week EC San Francisco welcomed back Student Services Manager Ashley, who has been on maternity leave since April. Ashley’s job is to oversee the Accommodations and Student Services functions of the school, looking for ways to constantly improve the experiences for EC SF students. She has … Read more

Matteo’s Testimonial: “It was one of the best moments of my life.”

Matteo from Italy began studying at EC San Francisco in June, and it is amazing how quickly his twelve weeks with us flew by! He quickly became known by everyone at the school for his enthusiasm, friendliness, and bright smile. Matteo was in the Intensive English program, which gave him many opportu … Read more

Stephanie’s Testimonial: “Speak English even if you feel uncomfortable. Don’t be shy!”

Stephanie is a French student who took General English courses at EC San Francisco for three weeks. We asked her to answer a few questions about her experience and the best way to take advantage of English courses in San Francisco, and here is what she had to say: Why did you choose to study at EC S … Read more

Gisela’s Testimonial: “It was an amazing exchange of culture”

Gisela is a Brazilian student who studied at EC San Francisco for six weeks this summer in the English for Work program. As an accountant in Rio de Janeiro she was looking for English courses that would target her specific needs of learning to use English within a business context. Everybody here at … Read more

Havva’s Testimonial: “Everyone is so friendly and helpful…”

  Havva is a Turkish student who studied at EC San Francisco this summer. When Havva first arrived at school she was very shy about speaking in English, but after taking full immersion English courses in the Semi-Intensive program, and studying diligently for three months, she impressed everyon … Read more

Joe’s Perspective: Meet Joe, an EC Homestay Host

Note from Jesse, EC SF Homestay Coordinator: One of the things I most enjoy working as the Homestay Coordinator is developing relationships with the amazing families who host students for English schools like EC San Francisco. When I first started, Joe was quick to introduce himself and befriend me, … Read more

Meet the EC SF Staff: Marin, our Academic Year (AY) Coordinator

Meet Marin, the new English Language Academic Year (AY) Coordinator here at EC SF, an English language center in San Francisco! For those who don’t know, the English Language Academic Year program is for students who study at EC for 24 weeks (approximately six months) or longer, which gives st … Read more