Top 5 things to do this Silly Season in Cape Town

It’s silly season again - that period when there is a higher than usual number of social engagements because  the summer holidays  have begun, the people are happy, the mood is frivolous and it’s time for summer flings and sun-downers! So where should you go to catch up with your friends and spark up new conversations while soaking up this vibe? We have selected a few or our favourite haunts among the myriad wonderful things to do in Cape Town this summer.

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Bruna on her last day at ELC with her UCT Certificate

Student Stories | Bruna from Brazil

Bruna, who came to Cape Town, with her husband, Guilherme, tells us about her amazing visit to Cape Town and ELC. Here's a sneak peek: "What has been your best memory in Cape Town so far? (a day, or an event, or a weekend…?) I did different things in Cape Town during that time that I have never done before like jumping from the bridge in a bungy jump, hiking Lions Head, kayaking on a river and many others. But my new friends are the best part of that time. Friends from different countries and different cultures. I hope to see them again and who knows visit their countries." It's always about the people!

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Diouf in the ELC residence

Student Stories | Diouf from Senegal

The student stories series provides real feedback, from real students - unedited and authentic! Diouf, an Advanced student, here at ELC gave us a few tips, about his time here in Cape Town and ELC. A sneak peak: What is the best thing about Cape Town? "To me, the best thing about Cape Town is its diversity. You get to learn a lot from people from all walks of life, and most importantly, as a learner of English, you are exposed to 3 different accents. At least. Which is not a bad thing."

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Impress with your Cover Letter

How to Write a Great Cover Letter

You have about 30 seconds to impress someone and your cover letter plays a huge role in that! We all know how important a good CV is but most of us just dash off a short cover letter and hope for the best. A cover letter is the first contact with a potential employer has and so it's essential to make a good, strong and positive impression.

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