Do you want to improve your English? Are you already studying 6 hours a day in a classroom? Here are 5 things to do on your own to speed up the learning process.Read more 5 Ways to Improve your English
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!Read more Student Stories | Bruna from Brazil
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."Read more Student Stories | Diouf from Senegal
Last week we told you about 3 reasons why you should choose to learn English in Cape Town including nature, shopping and a wide diversity of animals. This week it's all about art, food and wine and architecture.Read more Why You Should Choose Cape Town – Part 2
The friends you make here at ELC while you have this adventure of a lifetime are so important. Here we tell you why.Read more 4 Reasons your Classroom Friends are Important
The thought of learning a new language can be terrifying. Most people have a fear of saying the wrong thing or sounding stupid and it's even harder if you are shy. Immersion in a completely English environment is the best way to learn.Read more “Learning a new language is only for the young and/or brave.”
There are so many different types of English Exams out there, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for you. We summarise the most popular choices offered at the UCT English Language Centre here.Read more English Exams – Which One is for Me?
How can you ensure that all the progress you have made during your course is not lost when you go back home? We have summarised some basic tips here for you to use to try and maintain your English level once your course is over.Read more Practising English Back Home
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?
Find out more about what a Business English course is about and who it is for. We also explain how we structure the business English course at ELC, and why we do it this way.Read more Business English – What is it and Who is it For?