Which language is the easiest (or most difficult) one to learn? We take a brief look at this question and discuss why answering it is not as straight forward as one may think.Read more Which Language is the Easiest to Learn?
How do you choose an English school that is going to be perfect for you? We provide some tips on things to look out for and questions to ask so that you will find the school that will best fit your personal needs and goals!Read more Finding an English School | What to Look For
Is it possible to learn a language by only focusing on the grammar? In this blog we argue that in order to learn an English that people actually use and will actually understand today, grammar plays the same role as all the other elements! No one aspect of a language is more important than the other, and learners should approach their English learning in a holistic way.Read more Grammar in the English Language Classroom
Not everyone who takes a business English course needs to prepare for a business English exam. But, for those who do, here is a breakdown of the Cambridge business exams available to you.Read more What Business English Exams are available?
Even though cape Town is the best city in South Africa (we are biased, of course), there are so many spectacularly beautiful places to discover in the rest of the country. The question is, what are the options for travelling out of Cape Town to see the rest of these amazing places? We explore some modes of transport for travelling within South Africa in this blog post.Read more Travelling South Africa from Cape Town
Is it really possible to learn English with whatsapp? The answer is yes, and we show you how this is relevant at the UCT English Language Centre! A very special shout out to our past students who still send us wonderful greetings from afar!Read more How can Whatsapp Help you Learn English at UCT?
Students from all over the world come to our English school with the intention of learning English, and exploring Cape Town. Most of our students achieve this. But some get the added bonus of falling in love! We have written a blog post in honour of all the love birds at our school, and provide some simple tips for easing the challenge of a long distance relationship. We also highlight all the really amazing things about cross-cultural and -linguistic relationships that share English as the only thing in common.Read more Finding Love in Cape Town
Learning a new language can be time-consuming and exhausting, at times. Teacher Luke provides you with 3 simple tips for speeding up your English learning.Read more Learning English Faster
There are so many different types of English Exams out there, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you. We summarise the most popular choices offered at the UCT English Language Centre here.Read more English Exams – Which One is for Me?
"If you feel ‘locked out’ of opportunities at work, UCT ELC may just have the key you need. You see, here at our campus in the shade of Cape Town’s famous mountain, you will find exceptional teachers delivering courses that have real and measurable results."Read more Unlocking Your Potential – Why you should study Business English