So you may or may not have noticed that Spring in New York, while bringing many blessings, also comes with lots and lots of rain.
But fear not! Your trip to New York is not ruined by a little water! New York is a city that has been built around water, in the middle of two ...read more
They're finally here: 17 shiny, new smart boards from Hitachi!
Smart boards enable the teacher to write and draw, just like on a traditional board, but they also allow you to search the internet, play various media, and do just about anything else that you usually do with a computer.
Well, almost everything;)
We couldn't be more excited ...read more
Has anyone ever asked you for directions? If so, were you able to provide accurate directions? You might say most people have a Smartphone and therefore would not need to ask for directions. Well, let’s assume their handy Smartphone is not on hand. Would you be able to give the stranger clear and precise ...read more
New York isn’t just some city where EC English has a school; this city is our home. That’s why when we heard about the Million Trees NYC project, we were eager to volunteer.
The event took place at Idlewild Park, a section of marshland and reclaimed landfill out near JFK Airport in Queens. Our 12 volunteers ...read more
It looks like some of the stations in New York’s public MTA system are finally getting free WiFi service, provided by corporate sponsor, Boingo. Earlier this week the Transit Authority rolled out the first phase of their effort to provide WiFi access at high-traffic stations, city-wide. Our home station, 42nd St. at Times Square ...read more
Because we have thought a lot about it! We have worked hard to develop an intermediate level English course in New York that is just right for you.
Our classes are a carefully designed blend of language study and cultural immersion. Our teachers are experienced professionals, with many years spent in classrooms, both in the ...read more
Not that you need any more ideas for outdoor activities, now that the spring is here and New York City is whirring back to life, but something you absolutely wont want to miss this season is the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens.
The gardens hundreds of trees completely light up during this fantastic ...read more
Hey, we all love living in the city. That's not the question. But even the most hardened New Yorker sometimes feels the need to get out of it for a while. Sometimes you just need to see a few trees, feel a fresh wind on your face, and check out a view that doesn't feature ...read more
Visit the American Museum of Natural History or the Metropolitan Museum of Art if you’re in the mood for some culture…
On the Upper West Side of Manhattan, right across the street from Central Park, sits the American Museum of Natural History (also known as AMNH) with its 25 buildings housing 46 permanent exhibition halls, a ...read more
On Friday last week, a group of 20 EC students went to Indoor Extreme Sports for a game of laser tag.Everyone had a great time. The group was divided into two teams; a red team and a blue team. Then we were armed with (eerily realistic looking) weapons. The arena was a large, indoor course, ...read more