Learn English to enhance and expand your career options and open up the world of education. The courses offered by EC are suitable for all levels of understanding, and are designed to focus on the area of your choice.
Choose an Academic, Business or General English Course and study in the company of like-minded individuals from all over the world in exciting cities like New York, London or Los Angeles.
With the help of supportive, experienced teachers, state of the art facilities and the very best teaching materials, you’ll enjoy a life-changing experience and leave with the skills needed to pursue your dream.
Our mission is to help courageous students like you succeed in a global community. You are at the centre of everything we do, which means that our focus is always on you.
Whether you’re preparing to take your exams, or you’re eager to improve your conversational skills, we’ve got the course for you. Gain confidence, become more fluent and succeed at building up your English language skills with either a general or an intensive course.
General English course options
On the General English Course, you attend a core of 20 lessons per week, which will give you a practical understanding of the English language and take you all the way to fluency. Your confidence will improve as we train you in all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. You can also choose to extend and intensify your 20 lessons per week with these add-ons.
This course is made up of 30 lessons (22.5 hours) per week including the General English classes. It also allows you to personalise your course by taking an additional 10 lessons per week across a wide selection of Special Focus options.
This additional option is only available to students studying in the USA or Canada. You get 24 lessons (18 hours) per week in General English plus four lessons per week in your choice of Special Focus study.
English in the City
This Special Focus Programme combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on language study inspired by your destination. Visit fascinating locations, from museums and galleries to successful local businesses and charming neighbourhoods.
Add One-to-One sessions to the General English course and maximise your progress through private lessons. With individual attention, these sessions are 100% focused on your requirements and designed by your teachers to match your specific needs.
Choose from three course levels: General English, Semi-Intensive English, and Intensive English. Each level can be tailored to help you achieve fluency while challenging yourself and developing life-long friendships.
English for Work
If you want the freedom and flexibility to be able to pursue the career of your choice anywhere in the world, English for Work could be the Special Focus Programme for you. English is the international language of finance, science and a host of other sectors, and this course will leave you feeling confident, fully equipped and able to follow the pathway you choose.
Cambridge English Exam Preparation
Our learner-centred approach will provide you with the skills you need to prepare you for these internationally-recognised English language qualifications.
When you study Cambridge Exam Preparation with EC you’ll be working with like-minded people from across the globe. Modern classrooms equipped with the latest technology will offer the best possible environment, and EC Online, our exclusive online learning portal, allows for flexible learning and access to a wealth of resources.
IELTS Exam Preparation Course
At EC, our teachers are trained and experienced in getting you to approach the exams strategically. They will teach you how to take the exam using a solid methodology that will bring you closer to your goals. All of the teachers offering IELTS exam preparation are experts in the exam itself. They know exactly what the IELTS exam demands of students and will provide you with the information you need, as well as the confidence in your own ability to use English.
This is a Special Focus Programme, combining 20 lessons of General English with 10 Special Focus lessons of Academic English for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning.
Your 10 weekly Academic English lessons will focus on areas such as:
Listening to lectures
Understanding academic texts
Expressing ideas and opinions
TOEFL Exam Preparation course
In this special training course our goal is very simple: to help you improve your exam result. Since it began, thousands of students have taken this course, and over 97% of them were able to increase their score with our help.
Our proven system of teaching has helped thousands of students achieve great results because you only have to study things that you will need to know in the exam.
Immerse yourself in the cosmopolitan culture and two languages of beautiful Montreal, the world's largest bilingual city. This course allows you to study both English and French in unique surroundings, and with exceptional flexibility.
You decide how you want to study. You can take either 24 or 30 lessons per week, and choose between English or French as your primary focus.
A twin or single room in the heart of the local community. Get a genuine feel for life in the city of your choice by staying in a local home. The Standard Homestay offers access to a shared bathroom, whilst Comfort Homestay students have en-suite facilities.All the security and comfort of home and a relaxing base from which you study.
Socialise with like-minded people from all over the world and live independently while enjoying and exploring your chosen destination together, giving you many opportunities to practise your English skills.
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