Elizaveta Shatalova from Russia studied at EC New York for 8 weeks, preparing for the TOEFL exam. In addition to improving her English by three levels, she scored even higher on her TOEFL exam than expected. Congratulations, Elizaveta! Here is her EC Experience:
Where are you from? I’m from Russia
What do you do in your country? I’m studying in high school, dancing, learning languages and trying to make as many friends as possible.
Why are you learning English?
Because I’m going to study in U.S.
Why did you choose to study at EC?
Because it seemed to me really good place make friends, have some fun and of course learn some important things which will be useful in real life.
Why did you decide to study in New York City?
I decided to study in New York because NYC is a city of a lot of sightseeing and entertainments, so think that it is a good opportunity to visit this city and have a lot of unforgettable feelings.
What did you like most about your EC experience?
The most important thing that I like in EC is the way of teaching and how the teachers communicate with students and how do they try to deal with your problems.
What did you like most about living in New York City?
Although NYC is a busy city there are a lot of places where you can go and have some rest whenever you want.
Share a highlight or a specific memorable experience: for example:
Bryant Park, which is just in 3 or 5 minutes from the school.
What advice would you offer to a new student?
Try to make as many friend as you can because you can visit some of the sightseeing together and we will have unforgettable experience about being together and recognizing new cultures and nationalities.
Where is your favorite place in New York City?
My favorite place in NY is Times Square because there always a lot of action which you can see, and the school actually is on times square !
Share some fun facts about yourself:
I had a lot of fun in my class and I also had a lot of information and knowledge about TOEFL. It was really useful and I toke the TOEFL, and I need toefl to study in U.S. It is my dream. And my score was even higher than I expected! Try to do all what you can do to go to your dream.
There is nothing impossible and may be someone will help you in your beginnings as EC teachers in this amazing school.
Thank you EC!
At EC, you can learn English in USA and take classes right in the heart of New York City.