Meet Ernesto, TOEFL Student at EC New York

Are you curious about EC New York’s TOEFL Preparation Course? We interviewed Ernesto, a current student in the program, to find out more:  Can you introduce yourself and tell us why you decided to enroll in a TOEFL Preparation course in New York? My name is Ernesto Miranda. I’m from Villahermo … Read more

Who is the Easter Bunny?

The Easter traditions in America mark the arrival of spring and the period to celebrate the rebirth of Jesus Christ. Today on Easter Sunday, many children wake up to find that the Easter Bunny has left them baskets of candy. He has also hidden the eggs that they decorated earlier that week. Children … Read more

EC New York takes the “Live Below The Line” challenge

1.2 Billion people in the world live in extreme poverty. EC New York decided to take the “Live Below The Line” challenge to spend only $1.50 per day on food and drink for one week! The staff also tries to get sponsors for the challenge, and they donate money to charities that help to end … Read more

Amazing Lessons, Amazing Teachers – Akira’s Testimonial

Akira studied in our Academic Year English programme. Here is his story: At last the day I leave the school has come.It’s very hard to write and speak about my feelings since I’ve been studying here for a long time, one year or so. Now I feel bittersweet. I really appreciate all teachers … Read more

Passover? What is it?

Passover is an important holiday in the Jewish religion. It celebrates the freedom Jewish people received after being slaves in Egypt. It commemorates the story of Exodus in the Old Testament, when Jews were no longer under the control of the Pharaoh and could be free. This year, Passover began Apri … Read more

Baseball Fever in New York City

On Friday April 11th, EC students took a break from studying TOEFL in New York to enjoy America’s favorite pastime. Baseball can be a difficult sport for international students to understand due to the large number of rules which structure the game. However, once one knows the basics, it is easy to … Read more

Meet “Karol with a K” – our celebrity blogger studying at EC New York

Karol, a Brazilian blogger and journalist, is currently studying in EC New York’s Semi-Intensive English course. Learn more about Karol and her journey to “the greatest city in the world”: Why did you want to study English in New York? This is actually my fourth time here in New Yo … Read more

EC New York travels to Washington, DC!

What do the White House, the Capitol, the world famous Georgetown neighborhood, the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian Institution and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts have in common? They are all located in beautiful Washington DC. This upcoming weekend we … Read more

Do you do Yoga?

  As the weather slowly gets better, people are once again embracing the outdoors and becoming more active. After studying for hours in your TOEFL preparation course in New York, you need to get out and do something physical! One form of fitness that has become increasingly popular amongst adul … Read more