"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!
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
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 is English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and who is this course aimed at? Find out the main differences between EAP and general English courses here, and if this course is something you could benefit from.Read more English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Are you interested in learning English with us and joining our international students here in Cape Town? Here are some tips on the kinds of things you will need to think about in planning your studies - which will speed up the booking process and ensure you can get into that English classroom ASAP!Read more What to Think about when Booking an English Class
Many students wonder how long it will take them to move up to the next English level, and while this is a very difficult question to answer because every student is different and has a different background and many other factors, there are some general guidelines.Read more Moving to the Next English Level
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
Cape Town has a lot on offer, and as a student in this city, you can quickly spend your budget! Here are some budget-friendly activities and tips to make sure your budget lasts throughout your stay, without compromising on the fun factor!Read more Cape Town on a Budget!
A few months ago Christian, from DR Congo left Cape Town and the UCT English Language Centre to return home. He wrote this review for us, which also touches on his story about how he ended up studying English with us, and soon returning! Read about his journey here.Read more Why I chose UCT English Language Centre – A Review
When choosing where to go and study English, the accommodation you choose is as important as the course and school you end up choosing. Catherine highlights three options available to language students in Cape Town.Read more Student Accommodation Options for Language Students in Cape Town