We love hearing from past students. We love hearing about their adventures here at ELC and in Cape Town. Diana touched a lot of lives here in Cape Town and certainly made the most of her African adventure.Read more Student Stories | Diana from Colombia
Have you walked up Lion's Head yet? This is one of the must-dos when you are in Cape Town. This is something that we do quite regularly on our social programme.Read more Lion’s Head
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
Are you keen to see as much of Cape and South Africa as possible while on your adventure here at ELC? Then go visit Kalk Bay on the train - it's an experience! It's a buzzy little town that offers picturesque views and loads of things to do, as well as tasty food.Read more Visit Kalk Bay for under R100
Coming to the English Language Centre is an experience of a lifetime. Students tell us that it is so much more than learning English.Read more It’s So Much More than Learning English!
Our student come for our excellent classes but they leave raving about the friends that they have met and the fun that they had on our social programme. Here we discuss the costs of the Social Programme at UCT's English Language Centre.Read more How Much does our Social Programme Cost?
Every Friday we celebrate a short graduation for our students who have completed their course with us. This is a special moment where students receive their certificate, but also get to say a few words to the teachers and their classmates. Read four speeches in this blog post.Read more Graduation Day Speeches
With so many options available to students today, choosing the right language school can be quite challenging. How do you know what to look for? Teacher Sean provides some great tips on what to look out for.Read more How do you choose the language school that is right for you?
" The truth is that you will spend a lifetime learning a language, even if it’s your mother tongue. " Teacher Sean explains why you can't expect to learn English, or any language for that matter fast. He also provides some information on how long you can realistically expect to take to move through the levels.Read more Why you Can’t Learn English in a Week