Checking out what's on offer for students after class hours is usually not the first priority for a student looking for a language school or destination. But a social programme is an important component of your English language trip. Read why here.Read more Social Programmes – What’s the Point?
Using authentic materials in class keeps things interesting, and can be loads fo fun for teachers and students. Here's an idea for using a famous 'song' called 'Wear Sunscreen'.Read more Authentic Materials – Wear Sunscreen!
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
People choose to go into TEFL for a variety of reasons. Some are looking for a way to travel and see the world, while others wish to get into the industry and make a career out of teaching English. Teacher Catherine reveals her motivations and tells us about her adventures as an English teacher in Spain.Read more My TEFL Adventure in Spain
We all know that if you want to experience a place properly, then you should do it through the eyes (taste buds, ears, senses...) of a local. Teacher Nobs shares her favourite places to eat in Stellenbosch, where she lives and explains why she loves these places so much.Read more Like a Local: Stellenbosch
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
There are a variety of options for learning English online these days. In this blog post we explore a growing trend called MOOCS (massive open online courses) which offer an enormous number of different courses available to anyone, mostly for free.Read more Learning English Online – MOOCS
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
English for Academic Purposes is a very specific type of English course aimed at students who wish to improve their academic English. Teacher Alex, the EAP course designer and facilitator briefly explains what EAP is.Read more EAP – English for Academic Purposes