May’s Activity Calendar! Hello May!

The month of May is looking gorgeous with clear weather and tons of events! So make sure you enjoy the outdoors! Above all, check out our May calendar below and sign up online at to reserve your spot! Vancouver is home to many museums and parks that are unique in its own nature. Take the time to explore and check out the many events and activities we offer to our students everyday! Vancouver is proud to host many events and activities throughout the year to accommodate the weather and visitors. Vancouver is home to many musicians, actors and yearly festivals due to its beautiful nature and diverse culture. Fun Fact : Did you know that the month of May is named after the Greek goddess of fertility Maia? EC Vancouver is an English school in Vancouver that offers ESL classes and courses ranging from basic elementary to proficiency as well as test preparation programs like Cambridge and IELTS exams. Contact EC Language Centres today to book your free trial lesson and experience the orange carpet yourself or visit us at #200 – 570 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver Canada. Please note that there will be no classes on Monday May 20th. Classes will resume on Tuesday May 21st.

April’s Activity Calendar! Free ESL Classes!

Although its April Fools Day (April 1st), this is not a prank! English school in Vancouver is offering FREE ESL CLASSES! Enjoy the many free classes, tours, and activities EC Vancouver provides to our students all year long, rain or shine. It is easy to make friends because of the diverse mix of demographics and language levels. You are also encouraged to enjoy the  events and attractions the city provides to participate in Canadian arts and culture. Check out our April’s schedule below and sign up to reserve your spot!   Summer is just around the corner! Which means more events and outdoor activities for everyone! Learning English is an experience that is best complemented and taught with quality classes and superior teachers, that is why here at EC Vancouver and EC Language Schools we pride ourselves in providing state of the art ESL experience. Contact EC Vancouver to book your free trial lesson and experience the orange carpet yourself!

Renan Lacalendola Shares his EC experience!

Vancouver and EC became the best choice of my life, and the reason is simple… I had experiences here that I never imagined before. I hiked mountains and trails, I saw beautiful lakes, I experienced snow for first time in my life, and enjoyed the real Canadian life! Vancouver and EC offers all that you need and it will change your life forever! I made new friends from all around the world, I tried new foods, cultures and for sure I will visit them one day!   Vancouver is a beautiful and amazing place and I recommend everyone to come and live in it.   I’ll never forget this experience!   Thank you for everything, EC Vancouver!  

Ghostly Vancouver Tours

October is almost on the corner bringing the scariest month of the year! It is time to get into the Halloween spirit  so be ready to hear about ghosts and haunted houses. Ghostly Vancouver is offering haunted history walking tours through Vancouver’s most infamous neighborhoods! The tours are offered in 2 different location in Vancouver:   Ghostly Gastown Tours:   1 hour and a Half walking through the Vancouver oldest neighborhood. During the tour, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the Vancouver beginning`s and check about the many haunted spots on the area, Check it out about famous waterfront station ghost and much more!   The meeting point is at the Angel Statue in front of Waterfront station just before 7:30pm every Wednesday and Saturday night.   Downtown Tour:   If you heard about the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown certainly you know about their Ghostly rumors, right? The Downtown tour goes through historical places such as the Hotel Vancouver, Vancouver Art Gallery, Penthouse Night club and much more! The Tours meeting point is in front of Christ Church Cathedral at the corner of Burrard and Georgia 7:30 pm every Tuesday and Fridays nights.     For more information visit this website.   Looking to study English abroad? Find out more about studying English in Canada with EC!    

EC Vancouver English Centre looking for student ambassadors

Are you enjoying your student life here at EC Vancouver English Centre? Do you want to improve your English? Make friends and enjoy many activities for free?? We want you for our Student Ambassador program! Is your chance to make friends, be part of a school project, join social activities and speak English while developing advanced personal, professional and leadership skills. The ambassador will work together with our EC staff organizing events, leading activities, helping students and much more! Also, when you finish your time here at EC we can offer you a reference letter! Go home with more than an English certificate, go home with a life experience! Join us and let’s rock it!

Richmond Night Market 2017

Every year from May to October, Richmond hosts the biggest and amazing Asian themed market in North America. Located just few steps from Bridgeport Station, the market has easy access by Skytrain. The market is great chance to try many kinds of exotic foods and fun attractions. The website ( choose 10 delicious food to try at The Richmond Night Market..   1. Soft shell crab tacos from Tabetai Tacos You’ve probably tried Mexican tacos, but have you ever tasted it with an Asian flair? New to the night market this year is Tabetai Tacos—a food stall that specializes in Asian-inspired tacos. Its most popular item is a soft shell crab taco made with crispy fried soft shell crab, teriyaki glaze, spicy miso mayo, guacamole, masago (fish eggs), nori (seaweed), and a corn tortilla. Not a fan of seafood? It also offers kakuni (pork belly) and gyutan (beef) taco options.   2. Strawberry and balsamic ice-cream bun from Bao Bar Sweets Ice-cream sandwiches will always be a childhood (or adulthood) favourite, but the new bao buns from Bao Bar Sweets show fierce competition. Its ice-cream buns feature perfectly deep-fried mantou (Chinese sweet bun) that is both golden and crispy. A must-try flavour is strawberry with balsamic drizzle sprinkled with basil flakes. Other top contenders include toasted soy milk, matcha, and Vietnamese coffee. 3. London fog tea-ffee from Sippy Tea As you make your way through the hungry crowds, you may notice many people holding a plastic pouch close to their mouths. The answer to this is simply Sippy Tea’s introduction of its tea-ffee in a pouch (reusable and recyclable)—a combination of tea and coffee served in cute little bags. Try the London fog tea-ffee for a light and milky drink; if you want something with stronger flavours, go for the Thai coconut or chocolate lavender.   4. Barbecue oysters from Oyster & Scallop … Read more