Meet Minah! EC New York Testimonial

Meet Minah! EC New York Testimonial

Minah Kim from Korea has been studying at EC New York since January 26th, and will continue her studies here until July. Minah shared some information about herself and why she is improving her English. What do you do in Korea? I am a student. My major is English education. Why are you learning Engl … Read more

Easter in New York City

Easter is both an important Christian holiday and one of the first signs of spring in the city.  Even if you do not partake in the religious traditions, there are plenty of ways to participate in the celebration.   The Amazing Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt- Easter egg hunting is an American Easter … Read more

What to do this Weekend

Spring has (almost) sprung!  The weather is warming up, and the city is buzzing with possibilities!  Here are three ideas for an awesome weekend in the city: 1.  Second-hand shopping Thrift stores are great places to find funky clothes and accessories for a fraction of the price.  Part of the fun of … Read more

April’s Free Class Schedule Announced

Every week, EC offers free English classes and workshops focusing on different skills.  Here is the schedule for April’s free classes: April 3rd 11:45-12:30 Reading with Jamey April 7th 11:45-12:30 Conversation with Emily April 9th 11:45- 12:30 TV Club with Helen April 14th 11:45-12:30 Convers … Read more

April’s Baseball Games

One sign of spring in New York is the beginning of baseball season.  Baseball is considered the “national pastime”, and is a favorite sport in the city.  New York has two baseball teams: the Yankees (stadium located in the Bronx) and the Mets (stadium located in Queens).  EC is offering … Read more

Meet your New Student Ambassador, Kevin!

Kevin Rossel is from Switzerland, and is currently studying at an intermediate level. Kevin shared some information about himself, and how he can help you as a student ambassador. Where are you from? I’m from Switzerland, the French part. What do you do in Switzerland? I work for a watch company. I … Read more

EC New York Testimonial- Meet Odete!

Odete Cadete (Obama) from Angola and Portugual just completed her six month study period at EC New York, and moved up from elementary to low intermediate. That is a huge accomplishment! She shared some information about herself, some highlights from her experience, and advice for future students. Wh … Read more

3 Suggestions for a Great New York Weekend

Winter has decided to stay in New York a bit longer, but that’s ok!  Here three suggestions for a fun weekend: 1.  Brooklyn Bowl: this well known Brooklyn bowling alley is much more than a place to bowl.  The space is a bar, restaurant, bowling alley, and concert venue- all under one roof!  Al … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day.  At EC New York, we are encouraging all students, teachers, and staff members to wear green.  In New York City, St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of all things Irish.  There are plenty of ways to celebrate in the city, but the parade is the most famous … Read more