Holiday Foods!

Our staff here at EC New York English School love the holidays and we love to eat! When the holidays roll around, many families in the United States roast a ham or stuff a turkey, and serve them up with sweet or mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Each culture has its own holida … Read more

Holiday Grammar Refresher

Due to the Christmas holidays, EC New York English School students have had the last few days off from school. It’s the day after Christmas and all the presents have been opened, the food has been eaten, and several Christmas carols have been sung. With the holidays finishing, it’s time to get ready … Read more

Where are they now? — Student Chutima

Here is the third entry in our “Where are they now?” series. Staff, teachers, and students often wonder what do our students do after they leave EC. Today’s story is from Chutima. She was attended EC New York English School during mid-to-late 2013. She started in the Intermediate level and ended her … Read more

Toys for Tots! What is it?

Hey Students! Have you noticed the large cardboard box at our lobby? Well that box was put there by our friendly neighbors on the 27 floor in support of an amazing (in my opinion) charity called Toys for Tots. During the holidays and a season all about gift giving, we cannot forget there are less fo … Read more

Meet Teacher Martine!

Where are you originally from? I was born in France, but moved to NYC as a child and grew up here. I also lived for two years in Israel and for one year in Costa Rica. Why did you become an ESL teacher? Being an ESL teacher is a second career for me. I used to work as an education psychologist in pu … Read more

See the most famous show in New York while you can.

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular You’ve been working hard, studying at EC New York English School, and you need to do something fun during break! New York City has the privilege of presenting the celebrated Radio City Christmas Spectacular every winter. If you’ve heard of this annual holid … Read more

Austin’s Study Tips for ECNY students

Let’s face it, students usually face an uphill battle when they are prepping for their exams. Most teachers would agree that their students’ study habits and their attitudes when it comes to studying go hand in hand with their academic success. Now, does this mean that there is some sort of link tha … Read more

Where are they now? Student Ryuichiro

Here’s a second entry in our series “Where are they now?”. What do our students do after they leave EC? Many go off to do great things! Today’s story is from Ryuichiro, who studied at ECNY in 2012. He studied in intensive English, TOEFL, and English for Work. He talks about how his … Read more

Hanukkah: What is it?

You may have seen rows of candles burning in large holders this past week and wondered what’s going on. We’ve been celebrating a Jewish holiday called Hanukkah. It celebrates a time about 2,500 years ago when the Jewish people reclaimed a temple that was destroyed by the Syrians. They on … Read more

Where are they now? – Student Gyu Yun

What do our students do after they leave EC? We’re going to share with you some stories of what students do after they finish their time studying English in New York with EC. Many go off to do great things! Today’s story is from Gyu Yun, who studied at ECNY in 2011 and 2012. He began in … Read more