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04 Why EC? 06 Your Learning Experience 08 The EC Experience 26 Accommodation Overview 46 EC Young Students 47 Next Steps

Courses 10 10 11 12 13 14 15 15 16 18 20 21 22 22 23 23 24 25 25 25

General English Semi-Intensive English Intensive English English for Work One-to-One C  ambridge Exam Preparation (FCE, CAE, CPE) IELTS Exam Preparation TOEFL Exam Preparation Academic Year Business Year U  niversity Foundation Programme V  olunteer and Internship Programmes Mini Group Business Mini Group B  usiness English One-to-One Full Immersion Freestyle Club 50+ Club 30+ Family Programme

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London Cambridge Brighton Bristol Malta Cape Town Boston New York San Diego San Francisco Los Angeles Miami


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General English •

Intensive English •

English for Work •

One-to-One •

Cambridge Exam Preparation 20 (FCE, CAE, CPE) •

Semi-Intensive English

Cambridge Exam Preparation 30

(FCE, CAE, CPE)

Cambridge Exam Summer Course 4 weeks (FCE, CAE) •

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IELTS Exam Preparation

4 weeks

IELTS Exam Preparation

8 weeks

TOEFL Exam Preparation 4 weeks •

TOEFL Exam Preparation

8 weeks

Academic Year 20 •

Academic Year 24 Academic Year 30 •

Business Year •

University Foundation Programme Internship Programme •

Volunteer Programme Mini Group 20

Mini Group 30

Business Mini Group

Business English One-to-One •

Full Immersion •

Freestyle •

Club 50+

Club 30+

Family Programme •

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Why EC? 4 | why ec

Why EC? About EC

Our destinations

EC’s first school was established in Malta in 1991 and quickly gained a name as one of the country’s leading English language schools. Fast-forwarding to today you can see where this reputation for excellence has taken us. EC now proudly consists of 12 schools in four countries on three continents, and this year alone, we will help over 25,000 students from over 140 countries to reach their English language goals.

London, Cambridge, Brighton, Bristol, Malta, Cape Town, New York, Boston, San Diego, San Francisco, Miami, Los Angeles. Not only do we select the most vibrant Englishspeaking destinations in the world, but we also settle for nothing less than the very best location in every one. You will find EC centres in Times Square, New York, and the heart of London’s West End. The most desirable St Julian’s area is home to EC Malta, while EC Cape Town overlooks spectacular Table Mountain. Whichever of our 12 destinations you choose you can be assured that the top sights, most vibrant nightlife and richest cultural highlights are on your doorstep.


Our schools Every EC centre is a lively, modern space, specifically modelled to create the best environment possible for effective learning and positive, informal interaction. Our classrooms and communal areas are designed in EC signature style - airy and bright with an abundance of natural light. We also work to keep our schools up-to-date with new technology such as electronic whiteboards, and all the modern resources and facilities you need to reach your English language potential in comfort and ease. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout every EC centre.

97% of EC students would recommend us to a friend At EC we are passionate about quality, and always looking for ways we can improve on what we do. As part of our dedication to excellence, we encourage honest, constructive feedback about the EC experience from all of our students. The responses we receive are consistently positive, and in the 21,000 course evaluations our students completed in 2011, an overwhelming 97% said they would recommend EC to a friend.

the EC Guarantee As an EC student you will reach your goals: GUARANTEED.

Check out page 7 to see just how confident we are of your success at EC‌

Accreditations EC centres are accredited by the leading associations in their respective countries and also by major international organisations. These accreditations prove our commitment to providing high quality and innovative English language courses in all of our centres. UK CEntrEs

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* EC Brighton, EC Cambridge, EC Bristol all Highly Trusted Sponsors. EC London awaiting status at time of print.

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your Learning experience

your Learning experience Lessons Lessons at EC are interactive, interesting and studentcentred, with a focus on active use of the language, to ensure you remain highly motivated throughout your time with us. With our integrated approach, you will learn how English is spoken and used in many situations. Through the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, you will learn how to use grammar, vocabulary and idioms effectively, gain practice and achieve fluency and confidence in the use of the language.

Our students’ success is the ultimate proof of the quality of our courses. EC will provide you with all the tools and support you need to reach your goal. Guaranteed. EC students receive more than just a first-class language course. The skills you will develop with us will enable you to think critically in English, present your thoughts and opinions successfully, and continue your learning effectively outside the classroom. With our support and empowering, holistic approach, you will have everything you need to take your learning to the next level.

We will expose you to authentic English with the use of newspapers, videos, the Internet and recordings. Everything is taught in context, making it easier to apply what you have learned to any situation, be it professional, academic or informal.

Placement test Sitting a placement test on your first day tells us how much English you already know, so we can ensure you begin your journey with us at the right point and build on your existing strengths. You will be assigned to a class with students of the same level, and throughout your course you will sit progress and level tests to make sure your learning is on track.

Classroom Environment To enhance your learning, our classrooms are relaxed, friendly and welcoming, where a nurturing and secure environment helps to build your confidence. We strongly believe that you learn more when you are comfortable and happy, so we put every emphasis on making that happen.

teachers We believe that our teachers are our main asset. All of our teaching staff have a ‘can-do’ mind-set, and are experienced, dynamic and flexible enough to make sure that your individual needs are met. They will challenge, motivate, provide on-going support and encourage you throughout.

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result By the time you leave us, you will have reached your target level, and achieved a deeper understanding and more sophisticated command of the English language. With enhanced linguistic skills, and the confidence to communicate in many different contexts with both the spoken and written word, new opportunities will have opened for you worldwide, in your work, your studies and your life. Your learning experience may be challenging at times, but you will have an overwhelming sense of pride and accomplishment when you have reached your goal. …and EC students find it doesn’t stop there According to your choice of destination, you will also benefit from the cultural experience of living and learning in a different country. You will enjoy an enriching multi-cultural environment, and strike new friendships with people from all around the world.

The eC guarantee It’s very simple...   

If you are committed to learning English If you have attended all your lessons If you have completed your homework, tests and assignments

Then you can expect to progress at the rate shown on the chart below. If you do not progress at the expected rate, we will provide you with support, additional lessons and all the help you need to reach your target level at no extra charge.

PrOFICIEnCY C2 You have near-full command of the language with consistent accuracy, fluency, appropriate usage and comprehension. ADVAnCED C1 You have a good command of English and are able to read most types of texts and write accurately with few grammatical errors.

CAMBRIDGE CPE IELTS 8.5-9 TOEFL ibt 110-120 CAMBRIDGE CAE IELTS 6.5-7 TOEFL ibt 79-101

UPPEr IntErMEDIAtE B2 You can use the language with confidence in all but demanding situations. Few lapses in accuracy and fluency.

CAMBRIDGE FCE IELTS 5.5-6 TOEFL ibt 46-78

HIGH IntErMEDIAtE B2You can use the language with some confidence but with noticeable lapses in accuracy and fluency.

IELTS 5 TOEFL ibt 35-45

IntErMEDIAtE B1+ You can communicate easily on everyday matters but have a limited range of expression. LOW IntErMEDIAtE B1 You can communicate fairly easily on everyday problems but have a very limited range of expression.

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PrE-IntErMEDIAtE A2- B1 You understand most conversations spoken slowly and clearly.

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ELEMEntArY A1-A2 You have basic knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. You can understand simple messages, instruction and directions.

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In addition to this, and perhaps most importantly, your experience at EC will inspire and empower you to go on using and learning English beyond your time with us and far into the future.

COMPLEtE BEGInnEr You have no knowledge of written or spoken English.

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The EC Experience

The EC Experience With our first-class language courses, experienced teachers, fun-packed social programmes and beautiful schools in the best English-speaking destinations around the world, we work hard to ensure that the EC experience is the experience of a lifetime. But don’t just take our word for it…

I looked for English language schools online and saw the testimonials of former students from EC New York. It was also recommended by my agent in Denmark. I wanted to go to a great school and EC seemed like the place. The course has been really beneficial and we get a lot of one-on-one attention. I have enjoyed my teachers and they have been really inspiring. I really enjoy this school because it’s in a great location in the heart of the city. It’s clean and new and the people who work in the school are very kind and helpful. There are also some excellent teachers who I have learned a great deal from. I would like to come back someday to EC. I have enjoyed my time here very much. Søren Brunsgaard Husted Denmark

EC is a super place for learning English and for making new friends. The EC team is always friendly and ready to help you and the teachers are the best. They try their best to make our lessons more interesting and comfortable.

I love EC San Diego. I have been here for a while now and I know my way around pretty well. I like that I can learn different things from each teacher. The school’s location is just perfect I can go to the beach whenever I want and can look at the ocean from my classroom.

Anastasia Pavolova Russia

Sungeon Kim Korea

I recommend EC Malta because when you are at EC it is never boring. The teachers love their job and therefore the lessons aren’t boring but funny! After school there are so many activities to choose from. I’m staying with a host family. My host speaks English with me all the time and helps me with my pronunciation. Everywhere you go, you can meet people from different countries. Michaela Frech Germany

I enjoy the student life at EC Cambridge. It’s a cosmopolitan city and people are easy to get on with. The school and the city make me feel comfortable, that’s why I chose EC Cambridge when I came to England to improve my English. The experienced staff and the facilities are superb. Kwan Tak Tam China 8 | the ec experience


My cousin recommended EC Boston because he studied here. The teachers are excellent and so is the office staff. They are so friendly and professional. The students make a great environment to study and learn English. I recommend Scoozi and Stephanie’s restaurant in Newbury Street. And Rumor, Venue and Suite are good nightclubs. You have to go to Fenway Park to watch a baseball game. You should go to Quincy Market, Boston Common and Harvard University. Diana Mattos Brazil

EC London is a warm and friendly place. In my free time I like to visit museums, parks, cinemas, theatres. I would recommend EC because of the great atmosphere. Here, I can meet people from around the world. The school also has a good schedule for having fun outside of the school classes. The staff here are kind and helpful too. Afsoon Alishahi Iran

I chose to study in Brighton because of some suggestions from a friend of mine about the weather, people, lifestyle and sea. I love the sea that is why I am here. I chose an EC English School because I had heard that the school takes care of the mix of people in each classroom and it is true. I’ve met people from Korea, Turkey, Czech Republic, Spain, Italy and more places. What I enjoyed most about studying at EC Brighton were the people. All the staff are fantastic. Maria del Mar Agudelo Colombia

EC is the best English school in San Francisco. It’s small, very friendly, good accommodations and nice staff and I enjoyed activities. I improved my English and like hanging out with the other students. For future EC students I recommend - always do your homework!

This is the best experience that I’ve ever had in my life. EC Bristol is amazing!

Igor Yuzvinskiy Ukraine

Simona Pipitone Italy

I have been to two other schools in Cape Town, you can’t compare it and some of my friends there are jealous! When I arrived at EC I couldn’t speak English at all and could barely understand what I was told. Since I have been here, I feel almost English. I feel that there are lots of learning opportunities for learning English in South Africa, because there aren’t many Koreans. At the moment, the Koreans are very good - they speak to each other in English! The variety of international students I found at the school was much more than I expected. All in all, EC is the best language school in Cape Town. Jee Jung Hwan Korea the ec experience | 9


Courses

General & Semi-Intensive English Suitable for every learner, our General and Semi-Intensive English courses work to improve your English, giving you a practical understanding of the language and how to use it.

suitable for students who: • are any level • want to improve their level and gain confidence in all areas of the English language • want to develop their fluency and ability to use English in everyday situations and contexts

key facts minimum Level All levels Courses start Every Monday Course Duration Minimum 1 week 20 lessons per week (15 hours) 24 lessons per week (18 hours) lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes general english Available in (max students/class)

London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14)

Real English

Improve your ‘thinking time’

You will experience how English is spoken and used in many real-life situations. Relevant and engaging lessons will develop your understanding of grammar, vocabulary, idioms and pronunciation, and allow you practise the four skills of everyday English: reading, writing, speaking and listening.

As your skills and confidence develop with support from your teachers, so too will your ability to listen, understand and respond quickly and effectively in English. You will notice these improvements most of all when you take your English outside of the classroom and into everyday conversation in one of our vibrant English-speaking destinations!

Creative and energetic classes

Authentic materials

At EC, progress is maximised as students are encouraged to learn by doing. Our task-based lessons focus on the active production of English, promoting class participation and interaction between students.

General English Timetable

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Your teachers are trained to deliver on-going support, feedback and care throughout your time at EC. You will be taught by at least two teachers, exposing you to a variety of voices, improving your listening and boosting your vocabulary.

Learn by doing

semi-intensive english Available in Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14)

Expert support

Our teachers are qualified and experienced, and when it comes to creating lessons, they know what works. Classes are dynamic, engaging and motivating, designed to activate and build upon your strengths, whilst also giving targeted attention to your weaker areas. Relaxed and informal classroom environments create an encouraging atmosphere, to help build your confidence, realise your potential and advance towards fluency.

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We believe there is no substitute for authentic English so, in addition to text books, our teachers use resources taken from newspapers, TV, radio and the Internet. The authentic nature of these materials gives our students an appreciation of the richness of the English language used in a variety of everyday contexts.

Semi-Intensive English Timetable (Only in the US) 4 Lessons 3 days per week

2ND MODULE

1ST MODULE

2 LESSONS

2 LESSONS

2ND MODULE BREAK

2 LESSONS

6 Lessons 2 days per week +

1ST MODULE 2 LESSONS

2ND MODULE BREAK

2 LESSONS

3RD MODULE BREAK

2 LESSONS


Courses

Intensive English Maximise your time and focus your studies. During this course, you will gain fluency and accuracy at a quicker pace. You will build your core skills in General English Classes, whilst also targeting your learning through a choice of electives.

suitable for students who: • wish to reach their linguistic goals quickly •w  ould like to personalise their course through a choice of electives • would benefit from more time with a teacher in a classroom environment

More exposure to English

Intensive focus on all skills

Extra exposure to English in the classroom is extremely valuable. As you engage and absorb more, you will naturally adjust to thinking and communicating in English. This is a great course for developing fluency.

As you are immersed in an intensive English environment, all your linguistic skills will improve. You will feel a great sense of achievement as you see rapid development in your reading, writing, speaking and listening, and acquire the ability to produce fluent, accurate English.

Maximum teacher contact time More time spent with your teachers means more time spent focusing on your individual needs. Your teachers are aware of your linguistic needs and lessons will be tailormade to ease you into learning. With their expertise and support, your confidence will develop rapidly.

Intensive English Timetable

2 LESSONS

2ND MODULE BREAK

2 LESSONS

3RD MODULE BREAK

You will be directly and actively involved in lessons at all times. To supplement your textbook, a variety of current, relevant topics will be ‘brought to life’ with the use of authentic materials from the real English-speaking world.

The Language of Music To explore and compare music of different types, cultures and eras, and learn the language to discuss it.

6 Lessons 5 days per week 1ST MODULE

Useful, topic-based lessons

2 LESSONS

With the ability to choose the focus of your 3rd module, you can personalise your course. Electives could include such choices as: Comparative Culture & Communication To develop awareness and understanding of different cultures, and how communication varies between them. Write Now To improve skills in writing for different audiences, using appropriate language in both formal and informal styles.

Film Studies To develop critical skills by watching, analysing and learning to express thoughts on different types of film. A World of Words To gain inspiration and vocabulary to learn about and discuss world issues and global geography. Get Talking To develop confidence, practise conversation and develop a fluent speaking style. Survival English To develop a practical understanding of English and to activate this newly-acquired language in a variety of everyday situations.

Basic Writing Skills To help less advanced students boost their writing skills and develop confidence.

Grammar in Real Contexts To take a closer look at how the English language hangs together as a whole with a focus on relevance and appropriacy.

Media Studies To sharpen analytical skills by studying a variety of news media, separating fact from opinion and analysing meaning.

Academic Techniques in Practice To focus on improving the skills you really need, such as writing assignments, note-taking and preparing presentations.

key facts minimum Level All levels Courses start Every Monday Course Duration Minimum 1 week 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours) lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes Available in

(max students/class)

London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14) courses | 11


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English for Work For those who want to compete successfully in today’s global workplace, this intensive English course focuses on the language of work. You will develop the fluency, accuracy and specific communication skills you need to advance confidently in your chosen career.

suitable for students who: • want to embark on a career in an international environment • require English language skills in their current job • are changing career and want to boost their CV • need to sharpen their workplace skills to get the job of their dreams

Intensive language learning

Professional focus

This course builds your General English skills, and then focuses what you have learned on the language you will need in the workplace. Through intensive practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing, you will have gained the means to express yourself effectively in English. So in future, whether you want to write a report or give a presentation, you can do so with fluency, accuracy and confidence.

As English is the global language of business, politics, international relations, culture and entertainment, this course will develop your linguistic skills in the context of building an international career.

key facts minimum Level Low Intermediate to Advanced

You will enhance valuable ‘soft skills’ such as: • Justifying opinion • Making recommendations • Presenting different scenarios • Resolving conflict

Courses start Every Monday Course Duration Minimum 1 week 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours)

And you will develop practical workplace skills such as: • Writing a CV • Telephone techniques • Preparing for an interview • Giving presentations

lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes

In the 21st Century, understanding these key professional issues and having the language to work with them effectively will give you a distinct advantage as you progress up the career ladder.

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London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14) 12 | courses

In your 3rd module you will build your language skills within such areas as: • Negotiating contracts • Management and HR • Branding and promotional strategies • Project management • Company budgets

English for Work Timetable

Develop your international prospects

6 Lessons 5 days per week 1ST MODULE 2 LESSONS

2ND MODULE BREAK

2 LESSONS

3RD MODULE BREAK

2 LESSONS

By the end of your time with EC, important doors will have opened for you. You will not only have considerably improved your English fluency, but you will also have the specific language, knowledge and skills to confidently deal with a wide range of business issues. All this will give you a vital edge over the competition as exciting new employment prospects open up around the world.


Courses

One-to-One The ultimate course for making maximum progress during a short period of time. Designed by your teachers to match your own specific linguistic needs, this private tuition course is 100% flexible and personal, focused entirely on your requirements.

suitable for students who: •w  ant to improve their level significantly in a short space of time •w  ish to target their learning to areas of weakness or where they are lacking in confidence •w  ould benefit from more uninterrupted teacher attention • want to combine the interaction of a group course with the individual attention of private lessons

Individual focus

Tailored to your needs

No distractions: just you and your personal teacher. Your lessons will be designed to suit your linguistic needs exactly. In this nurturing, supportive environment you will receive your teacher’s undivided attention, as well as constructive feedback, practice, encouragement and motivation.

Continuous monitoring from your teachers enables them to identify the areas you specifically need to work on in order to progress. Together with your teachers, you will address your weak language areas and work towards strengthening them.

Maximum flexibility

Take advantage of the personal attention of One-to-One classes, together with the interaction found on a group course. You may combine 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 One-to-One lessons with a group course for a well-balanced approach to achieving your English goals.

The flexibility and expertise of our teachers allows you to choose the English that you want to learn - from helping you understand the grammar point that has always confused you to learning the English for the trip you are planning.

Combine with a group course

key facts minimum Level All levels Courses start Every Monday Course Duration Minimum 1 week 20/30/40 lessons per week

The school is great as it looks after the students very well and the social programme they offer changes every week. I’m very lucky to have the teachers I do. They do their job very well. Don’t stay at home in the evenings - go out and meet people from all over the world! Tobias Abstreites Switzerland

Or combine your group course with 2/4/6/8/10 One-to-One lessons lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes Available in London Cambridge Brighton Bristol Malta Cape Town Boston San Diego San Francisco Los Angeles Miami MAXIMUM IN CLASS: 1 courses | 13


Courses

Exam Preparation Cambridge ESOL The Cambridge ESOL Examinations are recognised by employers, universities and colleges all over the world, and the results are valid for life. These highly respected qualifications are great for challenging, testing and confirming your English language abilities.

Whether you are taking an English exam for work, study or even as a personal measure of achievement, EC’s expertise will enable you to get the best result possible. Our 8 to 12-week courses will raise your level of English, teach you about your chosen exam and provide you with the most effective techniques to succeed. For students who already have the required level of English, our 4-week summer courses are perfect, sharpening your exam skills and immersing you in an Englishspeaking environment for a month before sitting your exam

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FCE (First Certificate in English)

This exam of upper intermediate level is suitable if you can deal confidently with a wide range of spoken and written English.

2/3 Jan - 9 Mar (10 weeks) 19 Mar - 8 Jun (12 weeks) 23 Jul - 17 Aug (4 weeks)* 10 Sep - 30 Nov (12 weeks)

Sat 10 Mar Sat 9/Tues 12 Jun Thu 23 Aug* Tue 4 Dec

17 Sep - 7 Dec (12 weeks)

Sat 8 Dec

key facts minimum Level FCE: Intermediate

(Upper Intermediate if taking 4-week course)

CAE: Upper Intermediate (Advanced if taking 4-week course)

CPE: Advanced Course Duration 4, 10, 11 or 12 weeks 20/30 lessons per week (15/22.5 hours) 20 lessons only available in London, Cambridge, Brighton & Malta

lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes Available in

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London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14) 4-week summer course available only in London, Brighton, Malta & San Diego 14 | courses

(Boston, San Diego and Los Angeles only) (all centres except Boston, San Diego and Los Angeles)

CAE (Certificate in Advanced English)

This exam is aimed at high-level English users who can use written and spoken English for most professional and academic purposes.

2/3 Jan - 16 Mar (11 weeks) 19 Mar - 8 Jun (11 weeks) 23 Jul - 17 Aug (4 weeks)* 10 Sep - 30 Nov (12 weeks)

Sat 17 Mar Wed 13 Jun Fri 24 Aug* Wed 5 Dec

CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English)

Cambridge ESOL’s most advanced exam is aimed at students who are able to function effectively in almost every English speaking context.

2/3 Jan - 9 Mar (10 weeks) 19 Mar - 8 Jun (12 weeks) 10 Sep - 30 Nov (12 weeks)

Sat 10 Mar Thu 14 Jun Thu 6 Dec

*Available only in London, Brighton, Malta & San Diego Please note: For students with exams falling on a Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday an additional week of accommodation without course may be booked (at an additional charge) from the last date of the exam course. For students with exams falling on a Saturday in the UK, an extra night of accommodation can be taken at an additional charge since checkout is on a Saturday.

exam preparation courses are suitable for students who: • wish to enter an English-speaking university • need an internationally recognised English qualification for their profession • want to improve their employment potential • are serious about improving all areas of their English and gaining a highly respected qualification

Exam Technique You will be taught the exam skills needed to meet or surpass your expected result. Using sample exam papers and continuous practice of tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions effectively.

Regular assessment, feedback and monitoring Your teachers will monitor your performance and encourage you all the way, while also giving you assessment and feedback through targeted assignments. Through tutorials and a personalised reading and study plan, you will be in control of your learning.


Courses

Exam Preparation IELTS & TOEFL If you need to certify your English with an internationally-recognised qualification, our IELTS and TOEFL preparation courses are an ideal option. Either four or eight weeks in length, these intensive courses are designed to ensure you obtain the best score possible in your chosen exam.

EXAM

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IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

An IELTS qualification is required by most British, Australian, Canadian, Maltese and South African universities, and in some cases, American academic institutions. IELTS is often required by professional bodies and is even needed for immigration to Canada and Australia.

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities.

key facts minimum Level IELTS: Intermediate to Advanced TOEFL: Upper Intermediate to Advanced Courses start Every Monday Course Duration 4 or 8 weeks 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours) lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes ielts Available in (max students/class)

Improve your level Combined with training in specific exam techniques, you will use your time with us to build your Core English skills as much as possible. Your exam results will reflect your significant improvement in: Writing You will be taught methods and strategies for successfully completing integrated and independent writing skills.

Listening You will be exposed to various natural English accents and taught listening strategies, such as listening for gist and listening for detail.

Speaking You will learn the skills needed to speak confidently on a number of topics in order to succeed in a one-to-one interview.

Reading You will practise reading a number of authentic academic writings and will be taught many reading skills. These include skimming for general meaning and scanning for detail, as well as paraphrasing, making inferences, and much more.

London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) toefl Available in (max students/class)

London (14) Malta (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14) courses | 15


Courses

Academic year Living and learning English abroad is an incredible experience. With this programme, you will achieve fluency, challenge yourself and make friends from around the world. Your English will improve greatly, helping you to broaden your horizons and giving you an advantage in all areas of your life.

sUItABLE FOr stUDEnts WHO: • want to achieve fluency, accuracy and an active understanding of English across the four skills • would like to move into an Exam Class or the Business Year programme after reaching the required level • want to sharpen their analytical and presentation skills • wish to gain experience living and learning in an English speaking country

Upon joining the Academic Year programme you will: Sit a placement test to determine your current level of English Join a class with others of the same level Meet your teachers, mentor and Academic Year Co-ordinator Receive your language portfolio, tailored to your own personal needs, goals and motivation for learning Embark on a first-class English language course to develop fluency, accuracy and appropriate uses of English across all four language skills Be constantly provided with guidance, monitoring and feedback throughout your course Receive continual assessment through class tutorials, homework and regular progress and level tests Have confidence that your learning is on track and you are fulfilling your English language potential

Leave EC with a qualification Academic Year 30 students are awarded an EC Diploma at the end of their course, and Academic Year 20/24 students receive an EC Certificate of Merit. The grade you are awarded will depend upon the quality of the work you have produced throughout your course. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to prepare for and sit an internationally-recognised Exam, such as IELTS, TOEFL, or one of the Cambridge Exams:

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tOEFL

IELts Academic

(Test of English as a Foreign Language) Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test measures your ability to use English at university level. It is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities.

(International English Language Testing System) An IELTS qualification is required by most British, Australian, Canadian, Maltese and South African universities, and in some cases, American academic institutions. IELTS is often required by professional bodies and is even needed for immigration to Canada and Australia.

Cambridge EsOL Exams (FCE, CAE, CPE) FCE (First Certificate in English) An exam of upper intermediate level English - suitable if you can confidently deal with a wide range of spoken and written English. CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) An exam for advanced users of English. This exam is aimed at people who can use written and spoken English in most professional and academic contexts. It is widely recognised for work or study purposes. CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) Cambridge ESOL’s most advanced exam is suitable for students who have a high level of English and are able to function effectively in almost every English speaking context.


tailor Your Learning Academic Year 30 students are also able to choose from a varied selection of electives for their 3rd module and will receive a certificate upon completion. Each elective is four weeks long (totalling 30 hours) and builds up to an assessed task or project. Electives could include such choices as: Comparative Culture & Communication To develop awareness and understanding of different cultures, and how communication varies between them.

Film Studies To develop critical skills by watching, analysing and learning to express thoughts on different types of film.

Write Now To improve skills in writing for different audiences, using appropriate language in both formal and informal styles.

A World of Words To gain inspiration and vocabulary to learn about and discuss world issues and global geography.

Basic Writing Skills To help less advanced students boost their writing skills and develop confidence.

Survival English To develop a practical understanding of English and to activate this newly-acquired language in a variety of everyday situations.

Media Studies To sharpen analytical skills by studying a variety of news media, separating fact from opinion and analysing meaning.

Grammar in Real Contexts To take a closer look at how the English language hangs together as a whole with a focus on relevance and appropriacy.

The Language of Music To explore and compare music of different types, cultures and eras, and learn the language to discuss it.

Academic Techniques in Practice To focus on improving the skills you really need, such as writing assignments, note-taking and preparing presentations.

Get Talking To develop confidence, practise conversation and develop a fluent speaking style.

Personal Language Portfolio At the beginning of your programme, you will receive this unique study tool. With the guidance of your teachers, your Language Portfolio will help to maximise your language development by:

Key FACTS

• assessing your personal learning style and offering strategies to build upon your strengths • evaluating your progress in tests and assignments • recording your learning requirements, alongside your skills, experiences and achievements

MInIMUM LEVEL All levels COUrsEs stArt Every Monday

tutorials and support You will receive three levels of support to ensure your time at EC is as successful and rewarding as possible: regular one-to-one meetings with your personal mentor, who will provide the academic support and advice you need to succeed. Your mentor will help to guide your learning by setting achievable long and short-term goals, and monitoring your progress throughout your course.

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Additional benefits

Class tutorials - an additional, personalised layer to your classroom learning. Our teachers pride themselves on being helpful and approachable at all times, but these meetings provide you with a regular opportunity to discuss lesson items, review your private study, and receive specific advice from your class teacher. You will be given extra work to encourage you to address your weak areas, and a reading programme will be set and monitored.

Your Academic Year Co-ordinator monitors and tracks your academic results, and is dedicated to serving your academic needs. This ensures you are reaching your learning objectives and developing to your full potential.

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As well as all the tuition, personal guidance and support our Academic Year students receive, EC also provides: • General and nationality-specific pronunciation clinics • Comprehensive competency descriptor for every level • P&M - Structured guidance to help with Participation and Motivation • Café Chat - a relaxed forum for students to practise their spoken English in a social context • Library stocked with books and other resources, for private study time, personal research and reflection • Full calendar of social and leisure activities, many at no extra charge • Regular homework • Level tests to keep you firmly on track • Lectures on a range of interesting topics Academic Year 30 students also benefit from the following extras: • IRS (Independent Research Skills), a programme embedded in the course • Reading Club

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COUrsE DUrAtIOn Minimum 24 weeks (Multi-destination minimum 12 weeks per centre)

LEssOn DUrAtIOn 1 lesson = 45 minutes 20 lessons per week (15 hours)

(not available in the US)

24 lessons per week (18 hours) (only available in the US)

30 lessons per week (22.5 hours) (available in all centres)

AVAILABLE In (max students/class)

London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14) COURSeS | 17


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Business year Ideal for individuals who want a competitive edge in the world of work, business and commerce. This intensive immersion course raises your English level and develops the language, skills and cultural understanding you need to thrive in today’s global workplace.

sUItABLE FOr stUDEnts WHO: • want to develop fluency, accuracy and the appropriate language to operate successfully in an English-speaking workplace • would like to gain an internationallyrecognised Business English qualification • want to learn the communication skills to excel within a wide range of corporate situations • wish to spend time learning intensively in an English-speaking country • want to boost their international career prospects

Upon joining the Business Year programme you will: Sit a placement test to determine your current level of English Join a class with other business-focused students of the same level Meet your personal mentor, your teachers and your Business Year Co-ordinator Receive your personal Language Portfolio, a unique study tool tailored to your individual needs, goals and motivation for learning Business English Embark on an empowering and thorough English language course, designed to raise your General English level and enable you to communicate fluently and effectively in a wide range of corporate contexts Be provided with the support, monitoring and feedback you need to excel as you make your way towards fluency Receive continual personal assessment through class tutorials, homework and regular progress and level tests Have confidence that your learning is on track, you are fulfilling your potential, and your new skills are opening doors for you in the world of work

Gain an international qualification in Business English As a Business Year student, you will be awarded an EC Diploma at the end of your course, with the grade depending on the quality of the work you have produced throughout. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to prepare and sit for an internationally-recognised Business English exam:

Business English Certificate (BEC)

BULATS

A highly-regarded international qualification that shows employers your skills for using English in the workplace, BEC is an ideal English language exam if you are preparing for a career in business. There are three different levels of BEC, and you will be encouraged to work hard towards the highest qualification you can attain:

Developed and jointly run by Cambridge ESOL, the Alliance Française (France), Goethe-Institut (Germany) and the Universidad de Salamanca (Spain), the Business Language Testing Service (BULATS) is designed to test the language skills of those who need to use a foreign language at work. EC will train you in how to achieve the best score possible in your English BULATS exam.

• BEC Preliminary (Intermediate) • BEC Vantage (Upper Intermediate) • BEC Higher (Advanced)

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Become fluent in the language of international business With a focus on relevant corporate situations, you will develop the fluency, accuracy and confidence to deal with clients and colleagues in English, plus the reading, writing, speaking and listening skills you need to function in a wide range of business situations. Language will be taught within such contexts as: • Personal identification e.g. exchanging information about yourself, your role and your company, completing forms, exchanging correspondence which gives personal details • Travel and meetings e.g. making reservations, enquiries, orders and conference bookings • Using the telephone e.g. common abbreviations and acronyms, giving and interpreting numerical data, exchanging information, taking messages • Buying and selling e.g. understanding prices and rates, negotiating contracts, making agreements, making offers • Products and services e.g. advertising and branding, product launches, trade fairs, supply and distribution, making comparisons, customer support • Results and achievements e.g. describing and explaining company background, performance results, trends, events and changes

• General business environments and routines e.g. planning meetings, arranging appointments, making recommendations and justifying decisions • Professional relationships and entertaining clients e.g. inviting, accepting and refusing offers and invitations, welcoming foreign visitors, discussing interests and leisure activities • Health and safety e.g. understanding a company’s health and safety policy, instructions and notices • Company structures, systems and processes e.g. exchanging information on company facilities, production, ordering and delivery systems, and company processes such as staff selection, promotion and appraisal • General business issues e.g. management, HR, promotional strategies, training courses, conferences, recruitment, company budgets, sponsorship, use of IT

Mentoring and guidance

Additional Business Year benefits include:

Our Business Year students receive an excellent level of personal attention, with motivation and support provided on three levels:

• Reading Club, focusing on topics relating to the business world

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Regular one-to-one meetings with your personal mentor

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Class tutorials, to add a personalised layer to your learning in the classroom

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Meetings with your Business Year Co-ordinator, who is dedicated monitoring and tracking your academic results, and ensuring your time at EC is as successful and rewarding as possible

Key FACTS

• Lectures on a wide range of interesting topics

MInIMUM LEVEL Low Intermediate to Advanced

• Structured guidance to assist with participation and motivation in class

COUrsEs stArt Every Monday

• General and nationality-specific pronunciation clinics

COUrsE DUrAtIOn Minimum 24 weeks

• Independent Research Skills, which will enhance your research and presentation skills

• Self-access library stocked with books and resources for private study, personal research and reflection • Full calendar of social and leisure activities • Personal Language Portfolio, which will help you become more independent in your learning journey

(Multi-destination minimum 12 weeks per centre)

30 lessons per week (22.5 hours) LEssOn DUrAtIOn 1 lesson = 45 minutes AVAILABLE In

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London (14) Cambridge (14) Brighton (14) Bristol (14) Malta (12) Cape Town (12) Boston (14) New York (14) San Diego (12) San Francisco (14) Los Angeles (14) Miami (14) COURSeS | 19


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Courses

US University Foundation programme The US has some of the highest-ranked universities and colleges in the world. Every year, heads of state and commerce leaders of the future graduate from prestigious American institutions. And through EC’s partnerships with excellent US universities and colleges, you can too.

AVAILABLE In Boston New York San Diego San Francisco Los Angeles Miami

EC can provide you with a flexible route into a US university or college. This integrated programme develops English language proficiency and academic skills, together with a cultural understanding of what life will be like on campus in the US. Whatever your goal, EC has a pathway to help you reach it:

Community College Pathway

Universit y Foundatio n Programm es in the

USA

Study for a 2-year associate’s degree and transfer to a university to complete your Bachelor’s degree

Undergraduate Pathway Admission into a full 4-year Bachelor’s degree programme with one of EC’s US partner universities

Graduate Pathway

AIRC

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Request a copy of EC’s University & College Preparation brochure to find out more

The perfect preparation programme for a Master’s degree in a US University

I think this programme is great for students that want to go to university and successful for everyone who wants to study English. The programme has good teachers who want students to study and work hard. I have learned many things. I also have a lot of homework, which is good for me! Mohammed, Saudi Arabia 20 | COURSeS

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Enrolling with EC

Our admissions advisors will advise you every step of the way, from providing you with a checklist of documents you need to complete and submit, to organising a language level test for you. If you don’t meet the required level, they will offer solutions through pre-sessional English programmes.

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Throughout your Foundation Programme

Your Academic Advisor and teachers will provide you with all the support you need. You can schedule time to meet your Academic Advisor whenever you need advice and formal compulsory meetings are included in the course curriculum.

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Applying to Universities

When you are applying to one of our partner universities or colleges, or if you are interested in an alternative institution, your Academic Advisor will give you all the support and advice needed to present the best application possible. Help with university visits, plus counselling and recommendations regarding courses, housing applications and even potential financial aid possibilities will all be provided. 4

Your First Semester in University

The lessons you learn while taking your foundation programme will prove invaluable during your entire degree or Master’s programme, and EC will also be available throughout your first semester at university to give you all the advice and support you need.


Combine your course with a volunteer or internship position in an English-speaking workplace. Practise your English, boost your CV and get even more out of your EC experience!

Volunteering in the US or Cape Town

An Internship in the UK or Malta

EC offers students in the US* or Cape Town the exciting opportunity to volunteer in an organisation, where your English skills will be actively used and improved in an authentic working context outside of the classroom.

For those studying in the UK or Malta, EC can arrange fantastic internship opportunities in a wide range of companies and organisations. An internship with EC will not only improve your English, but also help to develop your professional skills. This practical experience will ensure you stand apart in the competitive work environment, and your CV will be greatly enhanced with the experience of living and working abroad.

We will place you in a volunteer position, where you will take part in community work or exciting outreach projects. You will be provided with on-going support throughout and awarded an official letter of completion to recognise your achievement.

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Level High Intermediate

Level Intermediate

Level Upper Intermediate

Level Intermediate

programme starts Every Monday

programme starts Every Monday

programme starts Every Monday

programme starts Every Monday

Course Duration Minimum 4 weeks

Course Duration 4 weeks - 6 months

Course Duration 4 weeks - 3 months

Course Duration 8 weeks +

minimum age 18

minimum age 18

minimum age 18

minimum age 18

Available in Boston San Diego San Francisco Los Angeles Miami *not available in New York

Available in Cape Town

Available in London Cambridge Brighton Bristol

Available in Malta

(Minimum 8 week English course - not included)

(Minimum 4 week English course - not included)

The position is unpaid

(Minimum 4 week English course - not included)

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Volunteering & Internship Programmes

(Minimum 4 week English course - not included)

The position is unpaid, available to EEA, EU or Swiss students only

The position is unpaid, available to EEA, EU or Swiss students only

The position is unpaid

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Courses

Mini Group 20/30 & Business Mini Group Available as General English or Business English options, Mini Group class sizes are small, allowing teachers to tailor lessons more specifically to your linguistics needs. If you would like a higher level of individual attention, leading to a faster rate of improvement, this is an ideal course for you.

key facts mini group 20/30 minimum Level All levels Courses start Every Monday Course Duration 1 to 4 weeks Mini Group 20 20 lessons per week (15 hours) Mini Group 30 30 lessons per week (22.5 hours) lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes Available in

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Mini Group 20 Brighton (6) Malta (6) Mini-Group 30 Malta (6) business mini group minimum Level Intermediate to Advanced Courses start Every Monday Course Duration 1 week to 4 weeks 20 lessons per week (15 hours) lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes Available in

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More individual attention Studying in a more intimate class of just six students creates a strong class dynamic and allows you to spend more time in direct contact with your teacher. Whether you are studying General English or Business English, your specific linguistic needs will be identified, monitored and met by your teacher, allowing for more personal encouragement, feedback and help.

Flexible and personal Fewer class members and creative, responsive teachers allow lessons to take a natural flow. As you feel an increased sense of participation and motivation, your course will adapt to cover the language areas and skills that you need to focus on.

Improve fluency quickly and effectively The flexibility of our teachers combined with a small class size means lessons can progress at a faster pace. You will improve your ‘thinking time’, in terms of listening, comprehending and responding, which are essential for your fluency.

Smaller classes, more confidence In a smaller group you will enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere and stronger relationships within your class. Your confidence will grow as you feel safe and secure, with more opportunities to interact with your classmates and teacher.

mini group 20/30 is suitable for students WHO: •a  re any age and any level •n  eed to improve their level of English quickly •w  ant to improve their confidence in smaller classes • want more individual attention Topics covered may include: • Any area of the English language. Topics will be tailored to the linguistic needs of your particular group

business mini group is suitable for students WHO: •a  re 23 years old or over • are Intermediate to Advanced level  ant to learn the language of business and •w improve their career prospects •p  refer smaller classes with a maximum of 6 students Topics covered may include: • Telephone English • The language of business meetings • Giving presentations • Teamwork • Critical thinking and problem solving • Conducting negotiations • Writing professional reports, emails and letters

Mini Group 20 & Business Mini Group Timetable

Mini Group 30 Timetable

4 Lessons 5 days per week

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Courses

Business English One-to-One & Full Immersion

key facts Business english one-to-one minimum Level All levels Courses start Every Monday Course Duration Minimum 1 week Blocks of 2 lessons per week up to 40

(2 to 10 lessons per week must be combined with a another course)

Business English One-to-One

Full Immersion

Maximise your time with EC by taking a course specifically created for you. Following your Needs Analysis and after discussing your language requirements, we will design an exclusive course to match your needs. You could choose to focus on a particular project, or to concentrate on a number of core professional skills.

Full Immersion is our most intensive and customised course, and intended for a one or two week programme. You will combine 40 One-to-One lessons with 15 hours in the company of a teacher outside the classroom.

EC can provide specialised One-to-One lessons specific to your profession, enabling you to practise the language via the four skills in specific contexts. For example, English for: • • • • • • •

Marketing Advertising Finance Law Accountancy HR Tourism

lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes

These external activities are arranged to suit your interests. For example, if you work in the Finance industry you may wish to visit Lloyds of London when studying at EC London. Every weekday you will have lunch with a teacher. You will also have two accompanied activities and an excursion each week to maximise your exposure to English and provide ‘real life’ opportunities in which to practise and improve your English skills outside the classroom.

Available in London Cambridge Brighton Bristol Malta Cape Town Boston San Diego San Francisco Los Angeles Miami MAXIMUM IN CLASS 1 full immersion minimum Level All levels Courses start Every Monday

We encourage you to bring materials from your workplace in order to refine specific documents or presentations during your course.

Course Duration 1-2 weeks 40 One-to-One Lessons per week (30 hours)

This is the ideal course for making rapid progress in a limited period of time.

15 hours accompanied by a teacher outside of class: • • • •

Full Immersion Timetable 40 Lessons per week

lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes

8 Lessons 5 days per week 1ST MODULE 2 LESSONS

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Courses key facts start Level All levels Courses start Every Monday Course Duration Minimum 1 week 20 lessons per week (15 hours) lesson Duration 1 lesson = 45 minutes

Freestyle 16-20 years Freestyle offers great English lessons, residential accommodation with international students and an activity programme featuring the ‘must sees’ of either London or Malta. But don’t worry, you still have time to chill out, relax and explore!

Your English course

Accommodation

You will take part in fun, energising and creative General English lessons in classes of no more than 15 students from around the world. Lessons are designed to be interesting and relevant to you and your classmates. Participation in classes will activate your passive knowledge of the language, enabling you to use it with ease and confidence. Lessons take place in our Freestyle centres in exciting central locations in London or Malta, allowing you easy access to all the highlights of these vibrant destinations.

London: In the heart of London, and just a short commute to school, your student-style accommodation will have all the facilities you need. You will stay in a single room and be provided with breakfast and dinner. Malta: Staying in a triple room in a friendly hotel in Sliema, you will be only a few minutes by bus or on foot to school, which is right on the doorstep of Malta’s entertainment district and close to the beach. Breakfast and dinner are served at the hotel.

Activities When not in class you will be making the most of your time taking part in a fun social programme mixing with other students, practising your English and gaining unforgettable experiences. You will enjoy all the highlights of your chosen destination and will also have lots of free time to make your own plans.

Included in programme English lessons, activity programme and accommodation, plus: London: Breakfast and dinner, free Wi-Fi, access to communal kitchen and common room Malta: Breakfast and dinner, 5-star beach club access, gym membership, bus passes COURSE DATES London: 1 Jul - 25 Aug Malta: 23 Jun - 2 Sep age range 16-20 24 | courses

Freestyle London activities include:

Freestyle Malta activities include:

• Westminster and Big Ben • Regent’s Park and Regent’s Canal • Camden Market • Oxford Street shopping • Portobello Road Market and Notting Hill • St Paul’s Cathedral • Tate Modern • Westfield Shopping Centre • British Museum • South Bank and optional ride on the London Eye • West End by night

• • • • • • • • • • •

 xcursion to Comino by speedboat E Malta Experience and Valletta Party night Splash & Fun Water Park Barbeque Watersports Boat party Optional trips to Sicily or Gozo Optional scuba diving Paradise Bay beach trip Go karting


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Club 50+ The Club 50+ programme offers a complete package of lessons and activities, exclusively for people aged 50 and over who want to travel, meet like-minded people and improve their English.

CLUB 50+ Is sUItABLE FOr: • the young at heart! • mature students who want to make the most of their time on full and exciting social programmes • anyone with a genuine interest in foreign cultures and a desire to broaden their world view

Key FACTS

Improve your English Our Club 50+ course focuses on practical General English in the four skills of speaking, reading, writing and listening. You will be placed in a class of just 6 students from different backgrounds and nationalities, all of whom are over 50.

Explore Malta The excursion programme includes activities that will help you discover this unique island and its culture. You will discover Malta’s incredible history and have the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful Mediterranean cuisine.

Meet like-minded people from all over the world

CLUB 50+ ACtIVItIEs AnD EXCUrsIOns InCLUDE: • Welcome dinner • Guided tour of Valletta • Harbour cruise and shopping • Guided tour of Mdina • Excursion to Gozo • Palazzo Parisio and Gardens • Guided tour of Tarxien Temples, Ghar Dalam and Blue Grotto • Farewell party

You will study in small classes, take part in group activities, and have free time to create friendships with people from many different countries.

CLUB 50+ stArt LEVEL Beginner to Advanced COUrsE DAtEs 7-18 May, 1-12 Oct COUrsE DUrAtIOn 2 weeks 20 lessons per week (15 hours) LEssOn DUrAtIOn 1 lesson = 45 minutes AVAILABLE In (maximum in class) Malta (6)

Club 30+

Family programme

Learning English in Malta this summer will be an unforgettable experience for the over 30s.

Share a family summer holiday with a difference: experience an unforgettable destination whilst learning English!

During the high season in Malta (16 Jun - 15 Sep), students aged 30 years and over, who book General English, Intensive English or English for Work, will study exclusively with other students of the same age group at no extra cost. In dedicated classes you will focus on topics that are interesting and relevant to you and your classmates.

In London, Cambridge, Brighton, Malta or Boston, parents can study at one of our adult centres whilst children take part in Day Programmes. Alternatively, parents may choose to take a relaxing break whilst their children learn English.

Request a copy of EC’s Junior brochure to find out more.

MALtA CHILD MInDInG For parents who want to study English in Malta, day care is available for children aged 3 to 7 years. For children aged 7 to 17, EC provides a range of courses for young learners. COURSeS | 25


Accommodation

Accommodation Overview EC offers a variety of accommodation options in your chosen destination. Whether you’re looking to stay in a residence or apartment, or decide to experience daily life with a homestay, you can be sure that EC will provide you with a home away from home.

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Student Residence

Studio Apartment

A residence provides you with the ultimate student experience. Together with students from all over the world, you have the opportunity to live independently while enjoying life in your chosen destination.

For the ultimate independent experience, EC also offers studio apartments in some destinations. Suitable for a single person or two people booking together, these self-contained apartments offer privacy and comfort in the heart of your chosen destination.

A residence typically includes: • Choice of single or shared rooms • Ensuite or shared bathrooms • Shared cooking facilities (in the case of self-catering) • Optional half-board supplements in some destinations • Great transport links to school • Internet/Wi-Fi access

Student House or Shared Apartment

Homestay

A student house or shared apartment offers the independence of a residence on a smaller scale. Sharing your accommodation with other students from all over the world, you will have lots of opportunities to practise your English and make lasting friendships with your new housemates.

Homestay is the perfect way to experience authentic life in your chosen destination. You will enjoy all the comforts of home: security, comfort and home-cooked food. You will also benefit from a unique cultural experience, and be able to use your English in a natural environment outside the classroom.

A student house or shared apartment typically includes: • Single or shared rooms • Ensuite or shared bathrooms • Shared cooking facilities • Optional half-board supplements in some destinations • Great transport links to school • Internet/Wi-Fi access

Homestays typically include: • Single or shared rooms • Private or shared bathrooms • Half-board • Bed and breakfast (in selected destinations) • In some destinations a superior homestay is available, where private bathroom is guaranteed

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A studio apartment typically includes: • Double bedroom • Private bathroom • Private self-catering facilities • Towels and linen • Internet/Wi-Fi access


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I chose EC after analysing four other schools. I was studying in one of them and I wasn’t happy with the result. I needed to optimise my time and I know now, six weeks after studying at EC that I’m not wrong! Ana Esteban Spain Ana studied at EC Bristol

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London

EC London EC London is a bright, spacious school in the heart of Covent Garden, a unique and exciting area of central London, full of shops, cafés, restaurants, museums, galleries, theatres and much more. It is close to three tube stations, making travel around London extremely easy.

EC London

London Facts POPULATION 7,557,000 don’t miss • Buckingham Palace • The Tower of London • St. Paul’s Cathedral • The London Eye • Shopping on Oxford St. distance to airports • Heathrow - 28km • Gatwick - 47km • Stansted - 48km • Luton - 51km • Southend - 68km •L  ondon St. Pancras International Rail - 2km Centre Info • Centre capacity: 300 • Classrooms: 11

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• Minimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • Student computers: 16 •C  afé with cinema screen, serving good value homemade dishes • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Self-study room

Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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eC Cambridge Located in a beautiful historical building, with additional modern facilities just a two minute walk away, EC is Cambridge’s most centrally-located English language school. The school is surrounded by the colleges, cafés, shops and attractions that make this prestigious destination so desirable.

eC Cambridge

CAMBRIDge FACTS POPULAtIOn 122,800 DOn’t MIss • Fitzwilliam Museum • King’s College • Punting on the River Cam • ADC Theatre • Great St Mary’s Church tower DIstAnCE tO AIrPOrts • Stansted - 37km • Luton - 48km • Heathrow - 90km • Southend - 113km • Gatwick - 118km • London St. Pancras International Rail - 78km CEntrE InFO • Centre capacity: 100 • Classrooms: 9 • Minimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • Student computers: 15 • Free Wi-Fi • Student Services Centre • Library facilities • Self-study room • Student lounge

InCLUDED In COUrsE • Course book • English language activities • English language workshops (low season)

• Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

COUrsE InFO • General English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • IELTS Exam Preparation • Academic Year 20/30 • Business Year • Internship in London

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brighton Facts POPULATION 156,000 don’t miss • Brighton Pier & Seafront • The Lanes • Royal Pavilion • Sealife Centre • Fish and chips on the beach distance to airports • Gatwick - 48km • Ashford - 102km • Heathrow - 111km • Southend - 141km • Luton - 156km • Stansted - 204km •L  ondon St. Pancras International Rail - 91km Centre Info • Centre capacity: 374 • Classrooms: 33 • Minimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • Student computers: 45 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Self-study room • Student lounge • Business lounge

Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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Course Info • General English • Intensive English • English for Work • Mini Group • Business Mini Group • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • Cambridge Exam Summer Course • IELTS Exam Preparation • Academic Year 20/30 • Business Year • Internship in London

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Information is based on student weeks during 2010/2011. The nationality mix varies over different time periods, courses and levels

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Bristol

EC Bristol EC Bristol boasts an enviably central location in Queen Square, a peaceful area in the centre of this beautiful and unique city. Spread over three floors, EC Bristol is modern and spacious with large classrooms and bright, buzzy communal areas.

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Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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Course Info • General English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • IELTS Exam Preparation • Academic Year 20/30 • Business Year • Internship in London

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Malta is a very interesting, small and sunny island. I like Malta – it’s my second time here. EC is the best with the best teachers! Apart from lessons I like walking along the promenade and EC’s Beach Club. If I have the time and money, I will come again. Anastasia Elfimova russia

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Malta

eC Malta EC Malta is located in the heart of St Julian’s, just steps away from the beach, and restaurants, bars and shops. The school is bright, modern, and bustling throughout the year. Friendly teachers and staff are at the heart of the action, welcoming students with their legendary Maltese hospitality.

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MALTA FACTS POPULAtIOn 418,000 DOn’t MIss • Golden Bay beach • Island of Gozo • Blue Grotto boat trip • Neolithic Temples • The Three Cities DIstAnCE tO AIrPOrt • Malta International - 17km

CEntrE InFO • Centre capacity: 758 • Classrooms: 70

(including a Business floor with 7 classrooms)

• Minimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • • • • • • •

23 in Business Mini Group)

InCLUDED In COUrsE • Course book • English activities & workshops • Airport transfers (if accommodation is booked with EC)

• Welcome event & dinner • Internet access • Beach club membership (Summer

Student computers: 53 Internet café & free Wi-Fi Library facilities Self-study room Testing centre Student & Business lounges Roof garden

only, excluding Sundays & public holidays)

• Social and cultural programme

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COUrsE InFO • General English • Intensive English • English for Work • Mini Group 20/30 • Business Mini Group • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • Cambridge Exam Summer Course • IELTS Exam Preparation • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 20/30 • Business Year • Club 50+ • Internship

Club 30+ During the high season in Malta (16 Jun - 15 Sep), students aged 30 years and over, who book General English, Intensive English and English for Work, will study exclusively with other students of the same age group at no extra cost.

Information is based on student weeks during 2010/2011. The nationality mix varies over different time periods, courses and levels

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If you come to South Africa, don’t forget to come to Cape Town. It has interesting parks, many kinds of churches, great museums and wonderful scenery. The most famous scenery is Table Mountain. If you go to the top of the mountain, you can see the whole of Cape Town. How excellent! I’m very happy! Yadi Hu China

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Cape Town

eC Cape Town Located in the very heart of the Central Business District, EC Cape Town is just a few streets away from all the action of the famous Long Street. The school is finished to a very high standard, with beautiful Table Mountain providing an incredible view from many of the classrooms.

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CApe TOwn FACTS POPULAtIOn 3,497,000 DOn’t MIss • Whale watching • V&A Waterfront • Bungee Jumping • Hiking up Table Mountain • Diving with sharks DIstAnCE tO AIrPOrt • Cape Town International Airport - 21km

CEntrE InFO • Centre capacity: 275 • Classrooms: 26 • Minimum age: 16 • Student computers: 22 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Self-study room • Listening centre • Student lounge with TV • Cambridge Exam testing centre • IELTS Exam testing centre

InCLUDED In COUrsE • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Airport transfers on arrival

(if accommodation is booked with EC)

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Welcome breakfast Internet access Subsidised gym membership Social and cultural programme

COUrsE InFO • General English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • IELTS Exam Preparation • Academic Year 20/30 • Business Year • Internship

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I like the friendly atmosphere at EC, and the classes are small so you can really profit from them. The school is well-designed and when you have a request or a problem the staff help you very quickly. I speak better English now because of my time at EC and the lessons have a variety of activities, which makes them more interesting. Fabian Messer Switzerland Fabian studied at EC San Francisco

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Boston

EC Boston EC Boston is situated on one of the most important sites in US history, which is also today the most ‘happening’ area in America’s academic heartland. Amongst shops, restaurants and tourist attractions, and a stroll from leafy parks and the waterfront, is this welcoming yet ultra-modern school.

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boston Facts POPULATION 617,000 don’t miss • Harvard University • Salem • Martha’s Vineyard • Faneuil Hall Marketplace • Cape Cod beaches distance to airport • Boston Logan - 5km

Centre Info • Centre capacity: 312 • Classrooms: 26 •M  inimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • Student computers: 43 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Self-study room • Student lounge • TOEFL Exam testing centre

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Course Info • General English • Semi-Intensive English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • IELTS Exam Preparation • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 24/30 • Business Year • University Foundation Programme • Volunteer Programme

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New York

EC New York EC New York is a contemporary space and, in the heart of Times Square, possibly the most centrally-located school in the ‘Big Apple’. With fantastic city views, EC New York is just a few blocks away from the world-famous 5th Avenue, Broadway, Empire State Building and much more.

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new york Facts POPULATION 8,175,000 don’t miss • Statue of Liberty • Empire State Building • Central Park • Times Square • Shopping On 5th Avenue distance to airports • JFK - 26km • La Guardia - 14km • Newark - 25km

Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access

Centre Info • Centre capacity: 224 • Classrooms: 16 • Minimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • Student computers: 24 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Self-study room • Student lounge • Business lounge

Course Info • General English • Semi Intensive English • Intensive English • English for Work • Cambridge Exam Preparation • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 24/30 • Business Year • University Foundation Programme

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San Diego

eC San Diego EC San Diego is located in the beautiful La Jolla area, well-known for its up-market shopping and incredible coastline, where seals can be spotted next to surfers and sunbathers! The school is bright and airy with ocean views, an outdoor terrace and a truly relaxed Californian atmosphere.

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SAn DIegO FACTS POPULAtIOn 1,307,000 DOn’t MIss • La Jolla Cove • Balboa Park • Pacific Beach • Coronado Island • Gaslamp Quarter DIstAnCE tO AIrPOrt • San Diego International Airport - 17km

CEntrE InFO • Centre capacity: 220 • Classrooms: 23 • Minimum age: 16 • Student computers: 22 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Student area • Outdoor terrace with sea views

InCLUDED In COUrsE • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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COUrsE InFO • General English • Semi-Intensive English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • Cambridge Exam Summer Course • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 24/30 • Business Year • University Foundation Programme • Volunteer Programme

Information is based on student weeks during 2010/2011. The nationality mix varies over different time periods, courses and levels

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San Francisco

EC San Francisco EC San Francisco is a contemporary space, situated in the heart of Downtown, just off Market Street and a short walk to Union Square. Classrooms surround a large sun-filled lounge, and just outside the school, students will find a wide variety of shops, restaurants and cafés.

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Centre Info • Centre capacity: 225 • Classrooms: 16 •M  inimum age: 16 • Student computers: 23 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Student lounge

Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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Course Info • General English • Semi-Intensive English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 24/30 • Business Year • University Foundation Programme • Volunteer Programme

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Los Angeles

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EC Los Angeles is a modern learning space, just five minutes’ walk from Santa Monica beach - the ultimate stretch of Southern Californian coastline where the sun shines 340 days per year and two minutes from all the dining, shopping, and nightlife of famous 3rd Street Promenade.

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Centre Info • Centre capacity: 336 • Classrooms: 24 •M  inimum age: 16 (18 in high season) • Student computers: 20 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Student lounge

Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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Course Info • General English • Semi-Intensive English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 24/30 • Business Year • University Foundation Programme • Volunteer Programme

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As EC Los Angeles is a new school, this information is based on an estimate. The nationality mix will vary over different time periods, courses and levels

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Miami

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In a spectacular landmark building in the heart of trendy South Beach, EC Miami is surrounded by the endless cafés, bars, shops and restaurants of the world-famous Lincoln Road, and a few minutes’ Sunset Lake walk to the white sands and crystal blue sea of one of the most iconic beaches in the USA.

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Centre Info • Centre capacity: 196 • Classrooms: 14 • Minimum age: 16 • Student computers: 13 • Free Wi-Fi • Library facilities • Student lounge

Included in Course • Course book • English language activities and workshops • Welcome event • Internet access • Social and cultural programme

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Course Info • General English • Semi-Intensive English • Intensive English • English for Work • One-to-One • Business English One-to-One • Full Immersion • Cambridge Exam Preparation • TOEFL Exam Preparation • Academic Year 24/30 • Business Year • University Foundation Programme • Volunteer Programme

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Young Learners

EC Young Learners EC also offers courses for juniors. With over 20 years’ experience, we know what young students want from their courses and holidays. Junior students at EC build their English skills, have fun and make new friends from all over the world.

Freestyle (16-20 years) Available in London and Malta, Freestyle is a concept developed for students who want to learn English with people from all over the world, but want more independence than traditional junior programmes offer.

Classic (13-17 years) A great combination of quality English language tuition and great activity programmes in popular destinations including the USA, the UK and Malta.

Summer Camp (8-13 years) EC Summer Camp in Malta provide a nurturing environment for our youngest students who want to learn English, make friends and have fun.

School Groups EC offers packages to teachers/leaders bringing students to one of our centres during the scholastic year. 46 | young learners


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