Goodbye Valeria

Today is the last day of one of our wonderful student ambassador, Valeria! Valeria joined us from Cartagena, Colombia. She is 17 years old, and loves to play soccer and hang out with her friends. She came here for 3 months to study English, and enjoy making friends with her classmates. She loved the … Read more

4 Transit Apps to help you to move around Vancouver

Currently, mobile applications are making our life easier. Here in Vancouver, they are useful as well. When it comes to public transportation, Transit app (Apple Store / Google Play) is the most popular. You can use it to find the next bus, or to find out how you can get to any place around the city … Read more

May Long Weekend – Victoria Day 2016

This long weekend, all of Canada, except Quebec, will celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday. Victoria. Day is a statutory holiday, also known as “May Long Weekend”. EC Vancouver will be closed on Monday 23rd so you can enjoy the long weekend with lots of activities. The weather won’t be as good as it … Read more

Canadian Coins

Here in Canada, you may hear some unusual names for things, like “chesterfield” and “toque”.  One of the most unique and commonly used words in Canada is “loonie”. Has anyone ever asked you for a loonie and you didn`t know what to do? Well, next time hand them a 1-dollar coin. Yes, we know, it&#8217 … Read more

Learning English through Songs

Do you enjoy listening to music? Make learning English fun by listening to music and singing out loud. There are many benefits of using songs to learn English: it is a great way to expand your vocabulary and improve your pronunciation, and it will make a huge difference in the learning process. Here … Read more

North Vancouver Shipyards Night Market 2016

From May 6th until September 30th, 2016, the Shipyards Night Market takes place every Friday night from 5pm to 10pm.  The market is smaller than the ones in Richmond, but it has totally different atmosphere. It’s full of joy and energy and it provides an amazing view. At the market, you can fi … Read more

Goodbye to our Wonderful Intern, Soo

Today is Soo’s last day at EC Vancouver. Sue has been our intern for the past 3 months and has been not only a great help, but also a great person to be around. This is what Soo has to say about her experience: It was a nice working with great people and hanging out with friends from other cou … Read more

Guiellrmo’s EC Story

  Guillermo joins us from Spain and has been an EC Student since early October. In addition to working hard on his English, Guillermo has been doing a lot of fun things around Vancouver. Here is Guillermo’s EC Story: “After six months in Vancouver, it’s hard not to say that I´m not … Read more

Vancouver European Festival 2016

Are you interested in exploring European cultures? The 19th Annual European Festival will take place on the weekend of May 28 and 29 at Swangard Stadium (3883 Imperial St in Burnaby’s Central Park). Last year, around 10,000 people visited the festival. The two-day event will allow people in Va … Read more