October in New York

New York is one of the most exciting and beautiful months of the year in New York City. There are several special events and festivals that take place during this month, and the weather is usually crisp. It’s the perfect month to learn English in New York! Two of the most famous events are the NYC O … Read more

World Teachers’ Day

World Teacher’s Day was celebrated all week last week at EC New York.  Our dynamic teachers received treats starting with bagels on Monday and ending with special certificate presentations and a catered lunch.  In honor of teachers, let’s look back at some famous teachers from the past f … Read more

NYC Local Attraction- The Nutella Cafe

Nuts about the Nutella Café by Teacher Nolan I came across the following quote on Pinterest:  “Money can’t buy happiness but it can buy Nutella and that’s basically the same thing.”  And after visiting the Nutella Café, it’s easy to agree with this quote.The second Nute … Read more

Songs about New York

Empire State of Mind New York City has occupied a central role in film, television, literature and art.  The City That Never Sleeps has also inspired some of the most memorable music ever recorded and continues to feature in hit songs today.  So, whether you are about to visit the city or you find y … Read more

Fun Upcoming Event in NYC: The Feast of San Gennaro

Upcoming Event in NYC: The Feast of San Gennaro When you study English in New York, there are so many events to enjoy during your free time! The Feast of San Gennaro is a popular event in Little Italy, from September 12-22, 2019 with Italian food and free entertainment. The Feast of San Gennaro bega … Read more

EC New York Lecture

How to Use Lectures to Improve your English

This month’s lecture at EC New York has come and gone. We hope you enjoyed learning about Hurricanes with our Lead Teacher, Tatiana. Attending a lecture is not only a great way to develop your listening skills, but it can also be used to build vocabulary and even practice writing and speaking. How? … Read more

Brooklyn Bridge Walking Activity

Brooklyn Bridge Walking Tour On Wednesday, August 22nd, Student Services Coordinator Emily led a group of students for a walk across the Brooklyn Bridge and a walking tour of Dumbo. It is one of the many activities offered at our English school New York. The Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York’s most … Read more