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
Not everyone has the time or resources to travel abroad to attend an English exam preparation course. For those who cannot, you can attend a free, 6-week MOOC compiled and administered by the people who create, administer and score the real TOEFL exam. Read more about it here.Read more Free TOEFL Exam Practice
Wondering if you should do a TEFL course and go abroad to teach English as a foreign language? Here are a couple of reasons which may help you in the decision making process.Read more Teaching English Abroad
"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!
What is the relationship between an agency and a school, and what does a good agent do? We also highlight three agencies that paid ELC a visit.Read more ELC Representatives | Agents
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
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