Do you want to move to a higher level? This blog explains how we assess our students' progress. It is not just testing! Testing is only a part it.Read more How Do We Measure Your Progress here at ELC?
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
Teacher Catherine is challenging you all to a two week English listening challenge. Try it out and let us know how it goes!Read more Teacher Catherine’s English Listening Challenge
We provide a number of ways you can, and should, practice your English outside the comforts of the English classroom. Remember that learning a language does not stop once class time is over, and it's up to you to maximise every opportunity you get!Read more How Can I Practice my English Outside the Classroom?
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?
The internet is full of sites specifically for practicing and learning English. But you can also use internet based resources - that are not specifically aimed at improving your English - in a more creative way. Read on for some tips here.Read more Using the Internet to Learn English
Are you at an intermediate level of English and struggling to make progress to the next level? There is such a thing as an intermediate plateau, and you may be stuck here! Christelle explains what this plateau is all about and offers some advice and tips on getting through it.Read more The English Intermediate Level ‘Plateau’
To non-native English speakers it often sounds like English speakers 'swallow' their words. Find out 3 reasons why it sounds like this, and what you can do to practice your listening.Read more Do English Speakers ‘Swallow’ their Words?