English in the City in New York

Develop fluency, target core skills, and truly experience your destination through its language, on this dynamic course that's a gateway to practical use of English.

This Special Focus Programme combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on language study inspired by your destination, for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning.

Spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with classmates, learning English and getting to know the local area.

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Reasons to take this course

  • You want an experiential programme that gives you opportunities to interact with local people.
  • You want to learn about the history and culture of the city.
  • You want to learn English for everyday situations.
Available All year
Lessons per week 30 (22.5 hours)
Minimum age 16
Intensity 20 General English lessons + 10 English in the City per week
Starts Every Monday (22.5 hours)
Class size Maximum 15
Level All levels

Expectations

Real immersion

Get outdoors and learn English while directly experiencing the sights and spirit of your chosen destination. This is a unique, natural and authentic way to use and improve your English. Practise your English with local people in real situations.

Core English

This course builds your General English skills, and focuses on the language you will need in everyday situations. So in future, wherever you are, you will be able to express yourself clearly and confidently. Improve your speaking, listening and writing.

Special focus

You will spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with your class, visiting places of interest and engaging in activities in the local area.

Themed lessons

Classroom study will also support themes that change weekly, including ‘Describing Art and Culture – Museum Tours’, ‘Talk like a Local – Neighbourhood Visits’ and ‘The Language of Sports – Stadium Visits’.

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  • Daily De De'a Diniz

    Daily De De'a Diniz

    studied at EC New York

    I chose New York because I had always wanted to live in one of the most inspiring and exciting cities in the world. The city is amazing not only for its famous landmarks, but also for its diversity, architecture, natural beauty and culture. You can find food, places and activities ...

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  • Aida

    Aida

    studied at EC New York

    I definitely recommend EC New York because there are very expert teachers and I had a very good time with them. The groups are small and the teacher can pay attention to you easily. They have a different way to teach English that is fun and quick. I also like all ...

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  • Alessio Crosa

    Alessio Crosa

    studied at EC New York

    Does New York need any introduction? Central Park, Fifth Avenue, Coney Island, Brooklyn Bridge, and the Statue of Liberty speak for themselves. Is there anyone who doesn't know what Times Square is? Because EC New York is located exactly there, in the heart of the Big Apple! Besides the amazing location, EC ...

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  • Astrid Caicedo

    Astrid Caicedo

    studied at EC New York

    I love New York. It's my favourite city because it's a mix of a lot of cultures. I have met many people from different countries, and I have become friends with them. It's amazing how different or similar our cultures are. I have even learned some words like"Hello" in Japanese, ...

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  • Cornelia Selig

    Cornelia Selig

    studied at EC New York

    New York is a great city and you can do what ever you want, there is something for every taste. You can enjoy the nature in Central Park, you can go shopping, walk near the Hudson River, see a musical and more.I like the teachers because they are really motivated. ...

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