We provide a number of ways you can, and should, practice your English outside the comforts of the English classroom. Remember that learning a language does not stop once class time is over, and it's up to you to maximise every opportunity you get!Read more How Can I Practice my English Outside the Classroom?
Sometimes, the idea of going home to do your English homework after a full day of learning it in class can be tiring and exhausting. We provide some tips for those of you who are learning English intensively and struggling to find the motivation to do homework at the end of a long day too.Read more Tips for Doing your English Homework
Some students may know exactly what they need, or what their English goals are. But many students write to us from all over the world requesting advice and guidance on which course is best for them. Juliette, our Director of Studies, responds to some typical enquiries (edited) we get, and provides some general direction and advice.Read more Which English Course is Right for Me?
What courses are on offer? Which course should I choose? What will my day look like and what are electives? Read here for more info on our courses, schedule and other general information.Read more English Courses and Other General Information
We receive many questions from our international students who are interested in studying at UCT about how to apply for undergraduate studies. University applications can be quite wearisome for anyone, but the process can be even more challenging if you are from abroad. We have put together this blog which explains what you will need, and a step-by-step guide on the process involved in applying for undergraduate studies at the University of Cape Town.Read more How to Apply to UCT (Undergraduate)
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
What is English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and who is this course aimed at? Find out the main differences between EAP and general English courses here, and if this course is something you could benefit from.Read more English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
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
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?