NYC | Fun Facts & Useful Info

  Next up in our series of posts about awe-inspiring New York city, we’re looking at some very useful tips to keep in mind if you’re going to study English in New York, including emergency numbers and helpful apps to download.   To start with, remember… US plugs are different from European or other plugs around the world. […]

Learning English in New York – Survival Guide

    Getting To NYC NYC is serviced by 3 major airports and 2 smaller ones that connect the city to the rest of the world:John F. Kennedy International Airport is the main airport in New York Newark Liberty International Airport, located in New Jersey LaGuardia Airport, which serves domestic flights Long Island MacArthur Airport […]

Places to eat & drink in New York

  In New York you can eat anything you want, literally, at any price. Eat at top chains around the city and you’ll probably end up spending more than going off the beaten path. Eating well on a budget is easy to do in the Big Apple – expect generous portions and tasty food. [hs_action […]

New York, New York | How much do you know?

New York, New York! The Big Apple is one of the most inspiring and iconic English-speaking cities in the world – that’s why we’re proud to offer our students top-quality English courses at EC New York and EC New York 30+. [hs_action id=”2778″] How much do you know about The City that Never Sleeps? Check out our stunning […]

Experience New York like a local

Continuing our series of posts about New York, EC English Languages Centres have a few suggestions to make your experience even more unique! As you already know, New York consists of five distinct boroughs: Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan. Each borough is a few blocks in size, and has its own unique cultural […]

What to see in NYC: Times Square & Central Park

  Let´s keep moving and explore the next few spots on our list of things to see in New York City! Today we will talk about two of the most famous places in New York: Times Square and Central Park! Check out our top tips about how to get to these places and what you can […]

Learning English in New York on a Budget

  Living in any big city can quickly become expensive if you don’t keep an eye on your hard-earned cash – especially when you’re on a student budget. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered with some handy money-saving tips to help you get the most out of every dollar and cent while you’re learning […]

What to See in NYC: The Statue of Liberty

New York City is home to some of the most impressive landmarks in the world, with awe-inspiring architecture and breath-taking views everywhere you look. Whether you want to shop like a celebrity, part in style, learn about American history, or simply be surrounded by people greeting the day with a coffee in hand, NYC is […]

10 Ways to Practise English in New York

The busy streets of New York offer many fantastic opportunities to practise; let’s take a look at 10 ways to challenge your knowledge of the language and learn to use it in a variety of real-life situations. 1. Spend Time at the New York Public Library The key to mastering a language is practice, so […]

Why Learn English in New York?

The Big Apple is a place that breathes life into your ambitions, whatever they may be; in the words of Frank Sinatra, “if I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere”. This iconic city is brimming with endless opportunities to improve your English in fun, challenging new ways. Be at the Centre of the […]