Study Tips and Study Habits

  If you’re studying English at EC, you might benefit from a few of these study tips. Check out our list of  Study Habits to make the most of your time here at EC. Alternate Study Spaces Cognitive scientists suggest that alternating study spaces helps you retain information. Your memory is influenced by location, and … Read more

Irish Dancing at EC Toronto!!

To celebrate St. Patrick’s day EC Toronto invited a professional Irish dance group to put on a show for us!! The dancing was amazing and all of our students were very impressed. After the show the dance group even taught us a few dance steps. Some of us were very talented and some of us … Read more

Black History Month 2013 in Toronto

Each February, everybody – Canadians and tourists in Canada – are invited to celebrate Black History Month. People honour ‘Canadians of African and Caribbean descent’ with many festivities and events. This year, Citizenship and Immigration Canada is focussing on the past and present achievements of black Canadians in law enforcement. Some Activities in Toronto: REGGAE … Read more

Do you know how different people from different cultures at EC Toronto celebrate Christmas?

No? We will tell you in this blog! We asked our students from all over the world how they celebrate the holidays in their country. Yuko, one of our Japanese students, tells us that people from Japan very often spend Christmas Day with friends, go out to a nice restaurant where they of course celebrate … Read more

Thai Culture

Hi everybody, next week EC Toronto is hosting a group of Thai students and for that reason we want to share with you some information about their culture and their manners.  1.       Thai culture The main things you need to know about Thai people are: Thais do not necessarily smile about things the way we … Read more

Latin American culture in Toronto

Hi everybody, In this post, we are going to talk about the Latin American culture, but specifically, we want to invite you to the Mexican Independence Day celebration, which will take place this Saturday, September 15 at Nathan Phillips Square (City Hall, Toronto). Did you know that in 2006, Latin American people in Toronto made … Read more