EC Toronto says goodbye to Narumi

Today was a special but sad day at EC Toronto. Our student Narumi gave a presentation on the controversy around the legalization of marijuana. This informative lecture was well-attended, and was an opportunity for Narumi to show us how well she has improved her English since her start at EC Toronto almost 1 year ago! … Read more

Prepare for your IELTS exam at EC Toronto

We recently received an email from our former student, Danyil Zaremba. He said: I studied at EC in July 2013. You helped me a lot to register for my IELTS exam and I’m still grateful to you. Thank you very much! I would be happy if you could thank Andrew, Dave and Emily from me. … Read more

Hello Shuhei!

My name is Shuhei from Tokyo, Japan. I am a student Counsellor at EC Toronto. The great thing about EC is that all the staffs and students are very passionate and friendly. This place is not only good for learning English, but also making good friends from all over the world. All the students are … Read more

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a special day to celebrate the people you love.  There are many origin stories about Valentines day, the most popular dates back to the Roman Empire. Emperor Claudius didn’t want men to marry during wartime because he believed single men made better soldiers. Bishop Valentine went against his wishes and performed secret wedding … Read more

EC Toronto Student Ambassadors

EC Toronto has a new student ambassador program led by our student services manager, Norm. This exciting program gives students who have been at EC Toronto for a couple months the chance to help out new students. The ambassadors help hand out graduation certificates,  help plan EC student activities and are answer any questions a … Read more

Haikus at EC Toronto

Do you know what a haiku is? It’s a traditional form of Japanese poem, always 3 lines, with a rhythm of 5 syllables in the first line, 7 syllables in the second line, and 5 syllables in the last line. Sounds difficult to write? Actually, it was no problem for Derek’s Low Intermediate class at … Read more

EC student loved learning English in Toronto

This testimonial was written by Monique Libardi Lira, a student  in the IELTS preparation class at EC Toronto. My best holiday is happening right now.  I have spent incredible four weeks in Toronto.  I arrived at Pearson’s airport on December 27th and my departure will be on Sunday January 26th. Toronto is a busy, diverse and … Read more