Getting In Shape For Summer

  We get warm weather here in New York for a limited time only, so when summer comes New Yorkers want to show off. Many of us start going to gym and working out excessively. “In Shape” can mean being physically fit, in good health, or looking good, fit, trim, etc. in order to be in … Read more

Different Places to Visit in New York

By Elsa Paz If you are planning to learn English in New York for at least 3 months, there are different places to go and visit that aren’t the typical tourist places. Of course you will find tourists everywhere, but personally having visited New York City before, I have discovered far better places … Read more

Some Cool Things to do as EC New York Heats Up!

June 21st, the Summer Solstice, was the official first day of Summer, but New York City became alive with fun summer-time events even before this date. So if you want to learn in English in the US, take a few moments to soak up the sun and read about these  events all throughout New York. Party like … Read more

Six Flags!

An amusement park or theme park is a group of entertainment attractions, rides, and other events in a location. An amusement park is more elaborate than a simple city park or playground, usually providing attractions meant to cater specifically to certain age groups, as well as some that are aimed t … Read more

Essay Contest First Place Winner goes to Zainab Hamoud!

This month’s EC AY Lecture Essay winner is Zainab Hamoud Zainab studied in our English for Academic Purposes course. Essay Task:  Please describe a local “green” initiative in your home country, city, town.  Have you volunteered there? Would you? Explain. My home country, Saudi Arabia, has a lot of … Read more

Reminiscences of an EC Student – Michael’s Testimonial

 Michael is a recent graduate of EC New York. He spent the past couple of months studying in our Cambridge ESOL Exam Preparation course. Here is his #ecexperience: I originally booked EC because of it’s incredibly high rated reviews on their webpage as well as some other rating websites. My travel a … Read more

Testimonial from Denise!

Denise studied in our General English course here at EC New York. Her level was Intermediate. She spent a short time here, but learned a lot, had an opportunity to live in a new culture and have new experiences. In that short time, she also made some life-long friends. Here is her story:  My experie … Read more