Part time ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES at EC CAMBRIDGE

If you want to learn English and are struggling to fit a course around your work or other commitments, EC Cambridge have the courses for you! From the 29th June, our summer term starts, providing both evening and weekend courses! The courses run for ten weeks and prices start at £160. For more info check out the part time courses section of our website. Please note all part-time courses are subject to change depending on student numbers.

Outside of your English Language Classes at EC Cambridge, what else is there to do?

As you all know by now, we run a weekly activity program at EC Cambridge and for our ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS and other than the excursions, the activities are free of charge. Heres next weeks, 31st May – 04th June. Punting. A punt is a flat bottomed boat which does not have a Keel, and its propelled by means of a long pole. Punts were introduced as as pleasure craft in Edwardian times, since then punting has become one of the most popular ways to see the famous bridges and colleges along the river Cam. Archaeology and anthropology Museum – Visit the university of Cambridge, Archaeology and Anthropolgy Museum. The museum has a huge collection of over 35000 pieces from South, South East and East Asia. There are currently four exhibitions running at the Museum, Assembling Bodies, Sapmi, Bodies Exposed: Image and Identity and the Zisha Ceramics of China. Amongst this you also have the traditional galleries to choose from. Don’t forget the trip to Norwich on Monday 21st as well as the chance to see Chicago once of the greatest London musicals. £22 and £45 respectively. To finish the week there are trips to York and Stratford and Warwick Castle. Both £30. Enjoy your week!

Nights out for EC ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS

Fancy getting your dancing shoes on? Well here is a couple of places you can go for a boogey or a relaxing drink after a week of English Language Lessons. Renacimiento – International Mondays.  Four floors of music, 3 DJs and a video DJ. Ground floor houses Hiphop and Urban. In the main room and on the balcony you have euro dance and international. And if you like the Latin side of music head for the penthouse room. Ballare – International Thursdays. Two rooms of music. Main floor, residents and guests. eurodance and International. The VIP room is home to International and Latin. So if you fancy letting your hair down, these are just two of the many clubs and bars in Cambridge. Have fun!

This Weeks Cinema Listings

Robin Hood -2hr 20min‎‎ – Rated 12A‎‎ – Action/Adventure/Drama‎‎   11:00  13:10  14:10  16:20  17:20  19:30  20:40 Hot Tub Time Machine‎ – 1hr 39min‎‎ – Rated 15‎‎ – Comedy‎‎  12:10  14:30  16:40  19:00  21:20 Iron Man 2 – 2hr 5min‎‎ – Rated 12A‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎‎ 11:40  14:40  17:30  20:20 Prince of Persia – The Sands of Time‎ – 1hr 55min‎‎ – Rated 12A‎‎ – Action/Adventure‎‎ 11:30  14:20  17:10  20:00 Street Dance 3D – 1hr 38min‎‎ – Rated PG‎‎ – Drama‎‎  13:00  15:30  18:00  20:30 The Back Up Plan– 1hr 38min‎‎ – Rated 12A‎‎ – Comedy/Romance  12:40  15:10  17:40  20:10 Furry Vengeance – 1hr 32min‎‎ – Rated PG‎‎ – Comedy/Family‎‎ 11:50  14:00  16:30 A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010) – 1hr 37min‎‎ – Rated 18‎‎ – Horror/Scifi/Fantasy/Suspense/Thriller‎‎ 18:40  21:00

Bank holiday update

May 31st is another traditional English bank holiday. The spring bank holiday started as the Monday after Pentecost. This is known as Whitsun or Whit Monday in the United Kingdom. The school will be closed meaning that all EC CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS get an extra day off to relax. So what to do? Well as mentioned in my previous blog, you can visit the ancient city of Norwich (above), steeped in Norman and Saxon history. Visit the Cathedral, castle and city walls.  £22 including a tour of the city. See me [Mike] in the computer room for more details. If you don’t fancy a trip, why not stay in Cambridge and enjoy the shops, restaurants and bars. Maybe use your EC Cambridge student cards and get a discount in selected stores. What ever you choose to do, have a brilliant bank holiday weekend.

What’s on in June For EC ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS

Wed 2nd London Theatre – Chicago Spend an evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and, dare we say it, a ticket to possibly the Sexiest show in town. £45.00 Sat 5th York A guided walking tour of this historic city takes you back to Roman, Viking and Medieval England. There is so much history in this one city. After the tour you may wish to return to visit the famous Cathedral, walk along the Roman walls and through the medieval streets and enjoy the shops, museums and other attractions of this fine city. Price includes guided walking tour. £30.00 Sun 4th Stratford upon Avon and Warwick Castle Visit Stratford upon Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, and see the house where he was born in 1564, as well as the church where he is now buried, and other places important to the poet during his life. There is also a market and great shopping centre to explore and enjoy. In the afternoon we visit historic Warwick Castle, the finest medieval castle in the country with dungeons, towers, exhibitions and many other attractions. Castle admission included. £30.00 Wed 9th London Theatre – The Lion King Come and spend another evening in London’s theatre land, the West End, and a ticket to this, one of its most popular musicals, based on the classic Disney movie. £46.00 Sat 12th Oxford & Blenheim Palace Visit the city of dreaming spires and oldest University in the country, founded in 1249. Explore and enjoy the famous colleges, museums, exhibitions and the city’s excellent shopping centre. We also visit the impressive Blenheim Palace, ancestral stately home of the Dukes of Marlborough and birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Palace admission included. £30.00 Sun 13th Norfolk Coast Walk We drive to the north Norfolk coast for a refreshing walk along the sandy beaches … Read more

What’s on for ENGLISH LANGUAGE STUDENTS at EC CAMBRIDGE

So, after a week of English language classes, maybe its time to relax. You have finished school for the week, got your homework done and fancy a chill. What to do now? Well Firstly how about a trip to the London theatre? Next weeks mid-week masterpiece is The Phantom of the Opera. On Wednesday the 26th May EC Cambridge Language Students, have the opportunity to see this fantastic musical. Probably the most famous of all the London musicals, and certainly not to be missed. Price includes transfers and entry. A bargain at £42. Moving on to the bank holiday weekend, You have the chance to visit two of Englands most famous and wonderful City’s. A trip to London, including a coach tour of the city is available to all EC Cambridge Students. This is on saturday 29th May and cost £20. Coach tour included. Sunday we travel to Brighton. Visit the Pavilions and Pier and feel free to explore the city. Plenty of shops bars and restaurants for you to enjoy. £25. Monday 31st your offered the chance to visit the beautiful city of Norwich. For many years this was the second city of England, full of Saxon and Norman history. Visit the castle, Cathedral and city walls to see this. Price includes a tour of Norwich. £22. So enjoy the bank holiday and see me [Mike] in the computer room for any further details on the above.

JUNIOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSES AT EC CAMBRIDGE

Classic Cambridge 2010 Summer Junior Programme for Young Learners Aged 13 – 17 and want to learn English in Cambridge? Book NOW for our Classic Cambridge 2010 summer programme for  13 – 17s here in Cambridge city centre. Courses available from 20 June – 21 August 2010, with homestay and residence options. We offer either 20 or 30 English Lessons per week – and a full social programme with activities such as King’s College Chapel, punting, discos, fashion shows, sports, shopping, excursions to London. And lots more! A great chance to practise your English – and to make lots of new friends from all over the world! Book now for an unforgettable summer with EC Cambridge! For more info and to book take a look at our website: http://www.ecenglish.com/younglearners/courses/uk/cambridge/classic-cambridge Here’s some photos from summer 2009 to show you what we are about!