Ana Carolina has been studying at ELC Los Angeles since August. She is from Brazil, but splits her time between several different cities! She is participating in the TOEFL Exam preparation course in order attend a local university while pursuing opportunities in the entertainment industry. Check out some interesting facts about her below!
I was born in Goiania, Goias, Brazil, but now I live between Palmas, Tocantins, and Sao Paulo/ RJ.
I am studying in LA because I want to become an actress. I wanted to get to know the city first before I moved here permanently. I needed to get to know the vibes to know if I liked it.
I have traveled to Miami and Orlando to go to Disneyworld before.
I was surprised how easy it is to meet celebrities at movie premieres! I feel like I’m always bumping into someone famous!
I miss the food the most! My favorite meal is rice, beans, beef, and tomatoes all together! It’s a traditional lunch from all over Brazil. I also really miss my family!
I love going to the beach! My favorites in LA are Malibu and Manhattan Beach! I love to relax after a day at school, but I always study after classes!
If you want to learn English, you should choose a good school (like ELC) and and travel to the destination country. It’s important to always think and speak in English! The best thing to do is to make friends with students from other countries so you can make sure that you are always practicing. While you’re here, you should be taking advantage of the opportunities you have to speak with locals, other students, your host family, whoever! It’s a special time, so you don’t want to miss out on anything!
My favorite place to eat is Westwood is at In-N-Out.
My favorite thing to eat is a coxinha, which is a deep-fried chicken croquette. They’re delicious!
I’m always learning while I’m at the school, so all the moments are great!