Jinsu Jeong from Korea shares his EC experience!

Jinsu Jeong from Korea shares his experience while attending the General English courses (High-Intermediate) at EC Vancouver. My name is Jin. I’m 27 years old. I had worked for IT Company before I came here. I wanted to be good at English from around age twenty but, I couldn’t speak any English words when I … Read more

Fun things to do for EC Vancouver students for New Year: Polar Bear Swim

One of the greatest events called “The Polar Bear Swim” is coming soon. Possibly you are imagining a polar bear is swimming in ocean. But this event is for us and is a very traditional occasion. Every New Year’s Day, 1st of January, people in Vancouver gather at English Bay and swim in the water. … Read more

Boxing Day

Boxing Day (December 26) is one of the most popular shopping days in Canada. It is a federal holiday and is listed in the Canadian Labour Code as a holiday. Therefore, many people in Canada have a day off on the day. Traditionally, Boxing Day is for servants and tradesmen receiving gifts known as a ‘Christmas … Read more

Shiho Kitabatake from Japan shares her EC experience!

Shiho Kitabatake from Japan shares her experience while attending the EC’s General English courses(Pre-Intermediate) in Vancouver. I am Shiho. I studied Vietnamese at university in Japan and I will become a worker next April. I decided to study in Vancouver because I had thought that if I could speak Vietnamese and English, I would be able … Read more

Mao Takayama from Japan shares her EC experience!

Mao Takayama from Japan shares her experience while attending the EC’s General English courses(Low-Intermediate) in Vancouver. My name is Mao from Japan. The reason I decided to come here was that it my dream I have had since I was a child, and also I wanted to study abroad. So my dream finally came true. … Read more

Fun things to do for EC Vancouver students in December #6: Peak of Christmas

EC Vancouver students! The popular annual tradition has returned! You can experience the magic of the winter season on Grouse Mountain. Peak of Christmas has begun November 28 and is scheduled to end on December 24. There are many activities to attend and enjoy. You will get to meet Santa and visit his workshop, meet … Read more

Merry Christmas to EC Vancouver students!

Hi EC Students! One of the most exciting days is coming soon!! Christmas Day is 25th on December which is national public holiday in Canada. Most people spend this day with their families or close relatives or friends and exchange gifts with each other. The Christmas day may start with a cooked breakfast like ham and … Read more

Yusuke Takada from Japan: A great alumni story!

Yusuke Takada from Japan shares his experience while attending the General English courses(Upper Intermediate) in Vancouver. I stayed in Vancouver for two months and this experience was fantastic, especially from the following points of view: School, Friends, and City. EC Vancouver provides high quality education. I felt that studying English in an unfamiliar country is … Read more

Antonin Praet from France: A great alumni story!

Antonin Praet from France  shares his experience while attending the EC’s General English courses (High-Intermediate) in Vancouver. Sometimes, I think about my journey in Vancouver and adventures in the school. I immediately fell in love with this amazing city and now I cannot stop saying to myself “I will find a way to return one day!”. … Read more