June 2nd New Students

Last month on June 2nd, we welcomed many students from different backgrounds and origins to EC Vancouver and Canada. Our students speak different languages, however English brings everyone together! We met outside of EC Vancouver campus at 11AM and did some ice breakers for everyone to know each other a little more. After the ice breakers and waiting for everyone to arrive, we went on a short tour around Vancouver. Here are EC Vancouver and EC Language Centres, we provide state of the art ESL courses and methodologies aimed at strengthening the student’s weak points. English is a learning process, it takes skill and knowledge, not to mention time! Nonetheless, EC Vancouver is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. There are many amenities, restaurants, tourist spots and many coffee shops around to make you feel at home! Our students have the opportunity to explore the city and study English at the same time. Take English courses in Vancouver & join EC today! Many of our assignments and courses combine real-world education and class room time to get the best out of both worlds! For instance, our special focus class English in the city allows students to experience English in real life. Ordering food, coffee, or walking around town can be difficult if you don’t speak the language. Our teachers provide the best method and ways to achieve the best results in the shortest amount of time possible! To learn more about our English as a second language, contact us via our social media or visit our website at ecenglish.com Above all, EC Language Centres has 8 locations around the world, including Canada, Malta, Ireland, USA, UK, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. We also have multiple locations in the United States of America, Canada and the United Kingdom.  

June 7th Raffle Winner Maiara Milanez

Hey Maiara! A big congratulations to youl! Maiara won tickets to Capilano’s Suspension Bridge on June 7th graduation ceremony! Every week during our graduation ceremony, we also have a raffle were students can partake in it and win various prizes and tickets to different places around Vancouver! Maiara Milanez is from Brazil and is currently studying General English with us here in our ESL program. Capilano Suspension Bridge is definitely a must do if you’re in Vancouver. It’s once in a lifetime experience. Remember, there’s a free shuttle bus from Downtown Vancouver that you can take and it should drop you off right at the park! Learn English in Vancouver and experience Canadian culture firsthand! EC Vancouver is an English school for international students with locations all around the world. We have levels ranging from basic elementary and beginner, to complete proficiency and advance. Not to mention our test preparation courses like Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE We have weekly raffles and prizes every Friday on graduation! So make sure visit us ! You may also take part in this amazing ceremony and lottery! Upgrade your English with EC Vancouver and enjoy the city at the same time! Studying abroad is truly once in a lifetime experience, and here at EC we go the extra mile to make sure that you receive the best education and entertainment possible! Our courses are aimed at improving your weak skills and language barrier to help you improve as soon as possible! Furthermore, please follow us on our social media accounts and subscribe to us to receive the most updated information about our ESL courses and programs, as well as public holidays and events. Nonetheless, share your experience with us using the hashtags #ECExperience and #ECVancouver

Universities and Colleges in Vancouver

BC is home to many Universities and Colleges. However there are more Colleges than Universities in Vancouver because many of these institutions offer career based training instead of theory and degrees. Nonetheless, most Colleges offer many diplomas and certificates that also allows students to transfer credits to other colleges or universities across Canada. Examples of these colleges are : Columbia college British Columbia Institute of Technology Langara College LaSalle College Vancouver Ashton College CDI College Vancouver The Art Institute of Vancouver Vancouver Film School Emily Carr University of Art + Design Douglass college Coquitlam college Alexander college With that in mind, the two main and largest sought universities in town are: Simon Fraser University : Situated on top of Burnaby Mountain, SFU is home to over 35,000 students. SFU is unique because it also hosts FIC and three different campuses across the lower mainland. University of British Columbia : Above all known for its Medicine, Engineering, Sciences and many other programs and faculties. UBC is unique because it is usually a part of the top 50 best Universities in the world. It also has Multiple campuses around the mainland with one specifically in Kelowna, Okanagan. Furthermore, Universities and Colleges mentioned above require you to have Ielts 6.5 or higher to be admitted fully. Most Universities do not offer conditional acceptances, meaning that you must fulfill the English requirements as part of admission. However, studying English with us allows you to enroll in a post secondary program whether it’s a diploma, certificate, bachelors or masters even if you don’t fulfill the English requirements. Learn English in Vancouver with us and achieve your goals! In conclusion, check out our partner universities to study ESL with us and transcend to a university in Canada.

Happy Birthday Ben!

Hey Ben! Happy Birthday!   Ben’s 25th birthday was last week during graduation on Friday, May the 17th! From everyone here at EC Vancouver and EC Languages Centres, we wish you a happy birthday and hope that you enjoyed the long weekend! Your birthday arrived at a good time! Ben is a part of the Discover Canada Tours company which is in partnership with EC Vancouver. Discover Canada Tours is based in Vancouver and they offer unique travel and sightseeing experiences in Western Canada. They also have tours for the American West Coast / Rockies. Popular destinations include Seattle, Tofino BC, Whistler, Victoria, and the Yukon. You may find Discover Canada Tours or Ben on the third floor most days. They will be very happy to help you and take you around Vancouver! EC Languages Centre is a Languages Canada members in good standing. Our Designated Learning Institution (DLI) number is O19280217882. EC Vancouver offers ESL courses, programs, free events, contests, prizes, tours and so much more! To learn more about our school or program, please visit our website at www.ecenglish.com or phone 604-683-1199 to speak with our staff members. Nonetheless, you may also contact us by reaching out to our social media profiles at @ec_vancouver on Instagram and @ecenglish.vancouver on Facebook. EC Language Centre is a school of English for international students with locations in Malta, Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa and the UK. We have levels ranging from elementary and beginner to advanced and complete proficiency. EC Vancouver also has test preparation programs for IELTS, university pathway and Cambridge based exams. Not to mention our free classes and one-on-one private lessons, contact us today to book your free trial lesson and experience the orange carpet yourself!

Welcome to Beautiful British Columbia! May 12th

 Hello everyone and welcome to Beautiful British Columbia! Vancouver is one city you will definitely love and adore! There are many events and activities the city provides all year long to accommodate the weather and visitors. EC Languages Centres and EC Vancouver is happy to welcome and introduce many students from around the world! We met together on a beautiful Sunday afternoon and enjoyed a walking tour around downtown Vancouver. The new students got to meet each other and also learned more about the city, rules, and culture. After the downtown walking tour, we all had lunch together at WhiteSpot restaurant which is a Vancouver based restaurant and a local favorite. So everyone had the opportunity to talk to each other and make friends. Speaking English to new friends is a great way to practice and use your skills. Vancouver is home to many mountains, trails, parks, festivals, popups, and concerts. Check out our blogs to learn more about events happening in town as well as EC Vancouver based tours and activities. Sign up using your EC English online account and contact front desk if you have any questions or concerns! Above all, EC Languages Centre is an English school in Vancouver with locations around the world. Our prestige ESL school offers different ESL classes and courses ranging from basic elementary and beginner levels to complete proficiency and advanced. As well as test preparation programs like IELTS and Cambridge CAE/FCE/CPE. Contact EC Language Centres today to book your free trial lesson and experience the orange carpet yourself! Thank you everyone for joining us on the #SundayExperience. Don’t forget to share your time in Canada with us on social media using the hashtags  #ecvancouver and #ecexperience