Are you a 'glass half full' or a 'glass half empty' type of person? Positive thinking has many benefits on all levels, but what is it exactly, how do we do it - and how can this benefit your English learning?Read more The Power of Positive Thinking
Read this blog to find out more about our class scheduling and timetable and also choose the course that best suits your needs and requirements.Read more Class Schedule at ELC
Would you be surprised to hear that the world map as you know it, is in fact, not a very realistic representation of the world? Find out why we chose to hang some unusual looking world maps in our ELC classrooms.Read more The World Map is Wrong?
We filmed a series of videos by our teachers with tips to help students improve their English when not in the classroom. Teacher Alex provides us with some great tips to help improve our reading in English. Find a summary and a link to the video here.Read more Strategies to Improve your Reading
Study Travel is a form of tourism where people choose to go to a particular place to learn something. It is the perfect way to combine a holiday with some further education. We list 5 points why Cape Town is the best place to learn English!Read more Study Travel | The Education Tourist
Have you ever wondered how many words is enough? Is it intimidating and scary to think that there are over 100 million words in English? Teacher Tiaan gives us a peek into how many words you, as an English learner, need to know and how to increase your vocabulary.Read more English Words – How Many is Enough?
Are you interested in learning English with us and joining our international students here in Cape Town? Here are some tips on the kinds of things you will need to think about in planning your studies - which will speed up the booking process and ensure you can get into that English classroom ASAP!Read more What to Think about when Booking an English Class
Most people know of, or have a profile on, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. But what about LinkedIn? What is this networking site all about and can it really be of any benefit to you? Read our blog post to find out more about this professional networking tool.Read more Using LinkedIn
Putting your CV together is basically writing an advert for yourself! You want to sell yourself to a potential employer and land an interview to secure that job. We provide some basic tips for creating that first impression on paper.Read more Putting Together a CV
Functional language is used to communicate in everyday situations. We use these (generally) fixed expressions in formal and informal settings to do a whole host of things like expressing an opinion, giving advice, etc. Tiaan reveals, in this blog, how we change our minds in English!Read more Functional Language – Changing your Mind