"Everyone has a story. It might or might not be a love story. It can be a story of dreams, friendship, hope, survival or even death. And every story is worth telling. But more than that. it's worth living." (From the novel 'Everyone has a Story' by Savi Sharma). Read about Bernardo's story and his English learning experience in Cape Town here.Read more I’m a Brazilian in Africa!
At the UCT English Language Centre we are surrounded by English students with clear visions of their future. People who have set their goals and are taking action. Read here about what it means to envision your future and how to do it.Read more Envisioning Your Future
If you are wondering how to make the most of your time in Cape Town by doing something more philanthropic, then volunteering might be something for you. Jonathan, from Volunteering Cape Town, gives us some info on the area of Hout Bay, where his company is located, and the many things you can do there.Read more Volunteering in Cape Town
Can a 7-week trip to learn English in Cape Town really make such a difference? Read about Alessandra's experience and the things that left their impression on her about this magical city and the wonderful people she met along the way.Read more My Language Experience of Cape Town
The UCT Open Day will be taking place tomorrow, 22 April 2017, and ELC will be there to showcase our English courses and TEFL training. Read here about what you can expect on the day annd download the full programme. We look forward to meeting you there!Read more UCT Open Day 2017
Learning a new language can be hard and it takes time. Teacher Nobs shares a few strategies with us which can help make it a more enjoyable and beneficial process, and she also reveals why she specifically enjoys teaching English to the lower levels.Read more Strategies for Learning a New Language
We chatted to Ndaambe shortly after she completed her 7-week intensive English course with us to find out more about this friendly, ambitious businesswoman from Namibia who runs a successful guest house, continuously educates herself and is mom to three grown children. Read here to find out more about Ndaambe.Read more Student Focus: Ndaambe from Namibia
Student feedback is an important tool for us to learn how we can improve on student experiences. We have put a list of reviews together from our past students for you, our future student, to get honest feedback on what they liked about our school.Read more Past Student Feedback
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