Lunar New Year

EC Vancouver students! The Lunar new year is here! The Lunar new year 4712 begins on Jan. 31, 2014, and is celebrated by Chinese, Korean and Taiwanese communities all around the globe. At Chinese New Year celebrations people wear red costumes. Red symbolizes fire, which, according to legend, can drive away bad luck. The occasion will … Read more

Burak Kilic from Turkey: “EC English is the best English Language School in Vancouver.”

Hello, dear readers. I would like to talk about life in Vancouver, EC English School (in my personal opinion, it is the best one in Vancouver) and a class called IELTS class, in which I study. My name is Burak and I am from Turkey. I have been in EC Vancouver for 5 months. After … Read more

HSC IELTS Exam Preparation

Are you interested in taking an IELTS course in Vancouver? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. English knowledge alone is not enough to prepare you for the IELTS exam; you must have … Read more

Vancouver’s Dine Out Festival

  Canada’s largest restaurant festival serves up unlimited ways to enjoy the flavours of the city. Check this link http://www.dineoutvancouver.com/ to make a reservation and choose from hundreds of restaurants, for 17 days of culinary events, which is from Jan 17th to February 2nd. Each of the 200 + participating restaurants offer 3-course “set menus” of $18, … Read more

Push International Performing Art Festival

Push International Performing Art Festival is starting today! This year is the 10th Anniversary of one of Vancouver’s signature events. EC Vancouver English School students can enjoy various events here, such as: films, main-stage performances, night clubs, and much more. The best way  to experience the Push Festival is by buying a “push pass”. Just go to … Read more

The chocolate fondue

Are you sweet tooth person? On Dec 27, EC Vancouver English School had a chocolate fondue party. Take a  look at the picture! It still looks delicious! Americans first enjoyed fondue of the Swiss variety, which is the classic cheese fondue served with crusty bread. The french name fondue is “fondre”, it means “to melt” or … Read more

Donation for Philippines

  Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms to make landfall anywhere, reduced almost everything in its path to rubble when it swept ashore in the central Philippines on November 8, killing at least 6.190 people, leaving 1.785 missing and 4 million either homeless or with damaged homes. So, since the middle of November, EC … Read more