Discover San Francisco on the ‘Hood Walk with Gifford!

Every week EC San Francisco students get the opportunity to take their English practice out of the classroom and into the streets of beautiful San Francisco by going on the ‘Hood Walk, a student activity led by teacher Gifford. Gifford and the students walk around a different neighborhood each … Read more

Giselle’s Testimonial: “The teachers are awesome!”

Giselle is a Brazilian student who took the Semi Intensive program at EC San Francisco for four weeks. When asked why she decided to study at EC San Francisco she said that when she decided to study at an English language center in San Francisco, she found the information for the school on a website … Read more

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

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

An update from Laura, the best intern an English school could have!

For four months, every person that walked in the front doors at EC San Francisco was greeted by Laura, our amazing summer intern. Laura was here for an internship for her university located in Grenoble, France. She did an amazing job running the front desk, making sure everything ran smoothly at all … Read more

Learning at EC SF is more than just English courses!

Several weeks ago Kaiser started as Residence Advisor at the Monastery, EC San Francisco’s student residence. As well as helping with student requests and taking care of building issues (and working at the front desk of the school on Tuesdays and Thursdays), a major part of Kaiser’s posi … Read more

David’s Testimonial: “It was an amazing experience…”

David is a German student who spent three weeks studying in the General English program at EC San Francisco. Here is what David had to say about his time here: “It was an amazing experience here at the EC school in San Francisco. I chose this city only to improve my English, but I met a lot of inter … Read more