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Business English at EC

Average: 1.4 (135 votes)

English is one of the most widely spoke languages in the world, and most businesses depend on their staff having a good level of English in order to progress in the cut and thrust world of trade today.

A German manufacturing company may need to deal with a Chinese import/export firm and it is not uncommon that English is the language used, not just for meetings and negotiation but socially too.

So what can students expect from a Business English course at EC?

Listening Practice - Listening for information

Average: 3.2 (24 votes)

Listen to EC London student Thomas talk about his time learning English with us. This is a good opportunity to hear a non-native speaker's English accent.

Before you watch the video, take a moment to read through the 7 questions below so that you know what information you are listening for.

Have you been to London or even studied at our school there?

EC London English School

English Lessons at EC

Average: 4.1 (36 votes)

'Good morning everyone, open your books, and please do all the exercises on page 43...
...and the answers are: exercise one...'

How long have you been teaching English?

Average: 2.9 (93 votes)

'How long have you been teaching?'

'What did you do before you were a teacher?'

FAQs that are asked by many students of their teachers.

Visiting Cape Town - Mixed Prepositions Quiz

Average: 2.8 (18 votes)

After last year's World Cup in South Africa, Cape Town is becoming a more and more popular destination for English learners. The whole planet got to see what an amazing city it is, and now people really want to check it out for themselves.

Students are attracted to this area because of its culture, nature and climate. Cape Town is a fascinating city that travellers soon fall in love with.

Bristol English Language School

Average: 2.9 (15 votes)

Last week EC opened a new English language centre: EC Bristol English school.

To celebrate he's a lesson on the English city of Bristol.

Take a look at these ten sentences related to the school and city.

Choose the correct missing word in each case.

Why Learn English in Brighton?

Average: 2.9 (13 votes)

Every month EC Brighton English School teacher, Tim Cooke writes about his experiences as a professional English teacher.

This month he tells us why Brighton is a great place to study English.

...if you're fond of sand dunes and salty air...

London Life!

Average: 2.8 (12 votes)

4 July - Independence Day in Boston

Average: 2.2 (14 votes)

The 4th of July, also _1_ as Independence Day, is coming up this Sunday. It is a commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. This date marked the independence of the United States from Great Britain, and is _2_ a very important holiday in the United States and a day that is celebrated across the country!

Learn English in San Diego

Average: 2.6 (13 votes)

As well as this wonderful website, we at EC run a number of schools around the world. It's our job to help English learners reach their goals. EC San Diego English language school is one of four schools we have in America. Perhaps our schools in New York, Boston and San Francisco are in more famous cities. Here's your chance to brush up on your vocabulary while learning a little about San Diego.