Gustavo’s Testimonial

Gustavo is a mechanical engineering student from Brazil who studied English at EC New York for one month, learning at a high intermediate level. Gustavo shared what he likes about EC and living in New York City.  Why are you learning English? Nowadays, English is essential. Everyone has to know. In college, we have books … Read more

New City Identification Cards

New York City just came out with a new municipal ID program that will offer many perks to those who participate.  The ID card is free and opens many doors around the city.  All New York City residents are eligible for the card, which means that you only need a valid New York City address. … Read more

What to do this Weekend

Looking for inspiration for something to do this weekend?  Look no further!  Here are three ideas for a fun weekend: The view from the Roosevelt Island Tram is one of the best views of the city! 1.  Ride the Roosevelt Tram to Roosevelt Island- Roosevelt Island is a hidden gem in the city.  Although technically a … Read more

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This Monday, EC New York will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Junior Day.  MLK’s actual birthday was January 15th, and the holiday is always celebrated on the third Monday of January each year. Martin Luther King Jr. was an African American civil rights leader, activist, and important figure in American history who believed in … Read more

EC NY Student Patricia Presents AY Lecture

Patricia Di Nita from Liechtenstein has been studying at EC New York since September, and will continue studying with us until May. She began learning at an upper intermediate level, and is currently taking the Cambridge course. For the first time, Patricia was given the special honor of presenting an AY lecture to EC staff, … Read more

EC NY plays goes out for Bocce, beer, and burgers in Brooklyn

Activity leader Emily took students out to Union Hall in Brooklyn to play Bocce Ball, drink delicious local beer, and eat delicious burgers at a local neighborhood pub.  We have some great Bocce players at our school!                    Check out January’s calendar for other great events this month. … Read more

Is it your last week at EC New York?

Is this your last week at EC New York? If so, congratulations on your accomplishment! We would like to inform you on our exit procedure so that you make a smooth transition out of EC.  Below is a check-list to keep track of what will happen during your last week, including information regarding your exit … Read more

3 Things to do this Weekend

Not sure what to do this weekend?  Cold?  On a budget?  Here are three ideas for the weekend that are fun, different, indoors, and budget friendly!   1.  Go to a Broadway show for less- As expensive as Broadway shows are, there are ways to get discounted tickets!  A great resource is www.theatermania.com.  On this website, … Read more