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Reviews of EC English, Boston, USA

Total number of reviews: 19
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

Average Rating

Based on 19 reviews of former students of EC English
Overall Rating
EC English, Boston, USA

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 
City

Rating: 4.3/5.0

4.3/5.0 
Organisation

Rating: 3.9/5.0

3.9/5.0 
Facilities

Rating: 3.6/5.0

3.6/5.0 
Social activities

Rating: 3.3/5.0

3.3/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language

Rating: 3.8/5.0

3.8/5.0 
Value for money

Rating: 3.0/5.0

3.0/5.0 
Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3.5/5.0

3.5/5.0 
Shared Flat

Rating: 4.0/5.0

4.0/5.0 
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Individual Reviews

EC English
4. Sep. 2019
1. Antonia  (40 years) - Italy
101. Course:  English in the City - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 5/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 5/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
East Boston Apartment

Rating: 5/5.0

9. Sep. 2013
2.  (20 years) - 
102. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Accommodation
Summer Residence

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The location, very central.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
I liked being in Boston on July 4th.
2. Aug. 2011
3.  (28 years) - Spain
103. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
North End Aparment

Rating: 2/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
the quality of teaching
2. Aug. 2011
4.  (19 years) - 
104. Course:  General English - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 3/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The relationship with the teachers, the interdisciplinary availability and use of maieutics.
17. Nov. 2010
5.  (28 years) - 
105. Course:  Semi Intensive English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Accommodation
Shared apartment - Allston Apartment

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Above all, the lessons. They are very dynamic, and you get to practice your oral skills. It really helps you to improve the way you express in English. I met great people, ¡and made a lots of friends!
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Try to speak only in English, it helps a lot.
15. Nov. 2010
6.  (26 years) - 
106. Course:  General English - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 3/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities
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Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 2/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
facilities and location
Other comments
The general planning of school focuses on long-term courses, not on short stays like mine. The course did not meet my expectations.
8. Sep. 2010
7.  (24 years) - 
107. Course:  General English - 4 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 1/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 2/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 2/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Accommodation
Superior Residence

Rating: 3/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
Very good teachers. Having two classes with different teachers made the day very dynamic.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Always carry your passport.
Other comments
The school management was awful, very difficult to change level.
6. Aug. 2010
8.  (12 years) - 
108. Course:  General English - 2 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
my teacher Lea
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
find accommodation near the school
6. Aug. 2010
9.  (13 years) - 
109. Course:  Classic day camp (9-13 anni) - 1 week

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
teacher Leah, nice, friendly and very sweet.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Minimal knowledge of English
Other comments
excellent organization and availability of all staff.
5. Jul. 2010
10.  (26 years) - 
110. Course:  General English - 10 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 5/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 5/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The teaching method.
20. Aug. 2009
11. Irene (23 years) - 
111. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

1. Jun. 2009
12.  (25 years) - 
112. Course:  Intensive English - 12 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization
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Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Shared apartment - Allston Apartment

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
The environment
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Try to travel to Washington!
31. Dec. 2008
13.  (18 years) - 
113. Course:  General English - 11 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 5/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Accommodation
Shared apartment - Allston Apartment

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
class rooms and the location
29. Nov. 2008
14.  (24 years) - 
114. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 3/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
teachers are great and so are activities both inside and out of class.everything was good.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
Go whale watching but take some seasickness pills.
Other comments
I was in a residence, pretty centric and a little bit weird as there were many old women.It was good tough.
17. Nov. 2008
15. Jose Antonio  (22 years) - 
115. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 5/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 3/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 4/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 3/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Accommodation
Shared apartment - Allston Apartment

Rating: 5/5.0

15. Nov. 2008
16.  (22 years) - 
116. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 1/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 2/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 1/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 2/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 2/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Additional information
14. Nov. 2008
17.  (25 years) - 
117. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 5/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 2/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
the situation
30. Oct. 2008
18.  (24 years) - Spain
118. Course:  General English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 3/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 2/5.0

Social activities

Rating: 4/5.0

Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0

Accommodation
Homestay

Rating: 4/5.0

Additional information
Positive aspects of school
A lot of people
22. Oct. 2008
19. Amati  (20 years) - Italy
119. Course:  Semi Intensive English - 3 weeks

Overall Rating

Rating: 4/5.0

Value for money

Rating: 4/5.0

Detailed review
City/place

Rating: 4/5.0

School organization

Rating: 4/5.0

Facilities (library, classrooms)

Rating: 3/5.0

Social activities
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Quality of teaching / language progress

Rating: 3/5.0


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