The internet is a fantastic source of information and offers everything you could possibly need to learn English. We take a look at how you can use YouTube to learn or improve your English, and offer some tips for more effective self-learning.Read more Using YouTube to Learn English
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
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
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
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
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
Would you be surprised to hear that the world map as you know it, is in fact, not a very realistic representation of the world? Find out why we chose to hang some unusual looking world maps in our ELC classrooms.Read more The World Map is Wrong?