"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
Not everyone is the same. And in the EFL classroom, we also recognise that different people learn more effectively in different ways. Discover what type of learner you are in this blog post.Read more What Kind of Learner are you?
Aqeelah, one of our newest teachers at ELC shares her thoughts on the TEFL industry and the challenges around money when you decide to pursue a career as an English teacher.Read more Passion vs. Paycheck
Jerome on his Delta Module 2: "It would be a gross understatement to say that Delta Module 2 was a roller-coaster ride of emotions. But it was also a life-changing experience. It made me see the possibilities in my chosen field; made me see myself as a professional, as much as a lawyer or a doctor is a professional. I strongly believe that every practising teacher in ELT should have a Delta (or equivalent)."Read more Delta – Teacher Jerome Shares his Reactions
Teacher Il-Haam looks at some of the key differences between British and American English in this blog post. Is there a right and/or wrong way to teach and speak/learn English?Read more British and American English- What’s the Difference?
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
It may seem like studying for an English exam is totally different from studying for that biology exam in high school, but while the subject matter and content might differ, the same study rules apply! Read on for some studying tips.Read more Preparing to Write an English Exam
At the UCT English Language Centre we use a 'Learner - Centred' approach to teaching English. Find out what this is all about here.Read more What is ‘Learner-Centred Teaching’?
Functional language is used to communicate in everyday situations. We use these (generally) fixed expressions in formal and informal settings to do a whole host of things like expressing an opinion, giving advice, etc. Tiaan reveals, in this blog, how we change our minds in English!Read more Functional Language – Changing your Mind