EC 25 | The Move to Brighton

There’s an old proverb that states ‘it is better to be a big fish in a small pond than a small fish in a might ocean’. While that might be true for some, in the EC family we know that the ocean is exactly where you need to be – because that’s where the excitement lives. It was with […]

EC Turns 25!

Get your party hats ready, because this year marks EC English Language Centres’ 25th birthday! We all know that a lot can happen in 25 years. As humans, we are born, learn to walk, talk, and run. We meet new people and create friendships that last a lifetime. We face challenges, learn from them, achieve […]

4 Exam Tips to Keep you Calm

Exams – simply looking at the word can inspire panic in even the most seasoned of students. Luckily, there are some great tips and tricks for boosting your confidence ahead of an important test or exam. Ready? Here we go.   Plan it out When an exam is just around the corner, it’s more important […]

Brighton Named One of World's Top Cities

If you have never been to Brighton, 2016 is a great time to go. You don’t need to take our word for it or the views of the students at our Brighton English school, this is the opinion of millions of users on the massive travel website The site recently announced what it considers […]

Collocations: do you know what they mean?

For the past few weeks, our EC English Language Centres blog has been covering a number topics to help you increase your vocabulary while studying English around the world. Today it’s time for a closer look at the group of words known as “Collocations”. Ready? Of course you are! [hs_action id=”2330″] Collocations What is a collocation? You might have come across this word […]

Experience EC Manchester

Watch our Latest Video Our school in Manchester has just celebrated its first birthday. Since opening a year ago, EC Manchester has seen students walk in and out of its doors with smiles on their faces, ready to speak English with more confidence in the real world. In our latest video, you can learn about EC Manchester through the […]

8 Study Tips for Students at Exam Time

For many of you, it’s that time of the year again. You’re spending hours in front of your computer screen, your desk is covered in papers, your books are your best friends, and you drink an average of eight cups of tea or coffee per day. Yes, it’s exam time!   Whether you’re finishing school, […]

New premises for EC Cape Town!

  Brand new school opened on 30th March We have more exciting news for you all! Our Cape Town English school has moved to new and modern premises in the Mother City. Situated in a renovated heritage building in the central business district, a few streets away from the popular Long Street, the new EC Cape […]

EC London 30+ is moving!

  Doors open on Tuesday 26th May Hello students and blog readers, We have some exciting news in store for you! Since our 30+ programme is one of our most popular courses, and our on-going strategy is to ensure we provide our students with a modern, fresh and cool learning environment… …we’ve decided it’s time […]

Cambridge Exam Summer Courses

Cambridge exam success in only four weeks Looking for something productive to do this summer? Combine your trip abroad with the amazing opportunity to get an excellent Cambridge English: First (FCE) or Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) score. This summer choose to learn English in London, Brighton, Vancouver or Malta and, in just 4 weeks, you could […]