Looking for something to do this weekend?

There is a TON going on this weekend in Oswego and Syracuse! There are a lot of fun activities and events for students taking English language courses in the US to attend! This is a great way to practice your English with native speakers!   Friday, July 29 Syracuse Arts and Crafts Festival  Whe … Read more

William’s Testimonial!

William is a 25 year old student from Taiwan! He is here at EC Oswego to learn English for Academic purposes, and he just recently passed his current level test! He has now moved up to the next level! We are very excited for William, as he is very dedicated to his school work. We asked him a few que … Read more

Harborfest!

Harborfest is an annual event in Oswego! It is a GIANT 4 day festival that has tons of live music, food, drinks, and fun! July 28-July 31 Harborfest has been going on in Oswego for 26 years, and was named one of the Best Festivals in the U.S. by TopEventsUSA!   Harborfest activities and events … Read more

Inside the Classroom!

Today in the class students learning English for Academic purposes at EC Oswego were practicing their describing words! Today’s activity started off with them having to brainstorm their favorite toy from when they were children. Then, they had to think of how it felt, smelled, looked, etc. The … Read more

Welcome our newest Student – Youngmin!

Welcome Youngmin to EC Oswego! He is here to learn English for Academic Purposes before he attends the University! Youngmin is a 23 year old student from the Republic of Korea, and is very interested in music. He can play many different instruments! We asked him a few questions about Oswego and his … Read more

Kobe’s Testimonial!

Congratulations Kobe! Kobe is a 20 year old student from Korea who is here at EC Oswego to learn English for Academic Purposes. He recently passed his current level test, and we are so excited! We asked him a few questions about his experiences here at EC Oswego. (he is in the back, middle, with the … Read more

American Slang Phrase of the Week!

This week’s American Slang Phrase is…. “best thing since sliced bread”   Phrase: “Best thing since sliced bread” Definition: A good invention, a good idea, or plan. Example: “The iPhone can do everything.. it’s the best thing since sliced bread!&# … Read more

Class Field Trip!

Today was a beautiful day in Oswego, NY! We took a walking class field trip to Bev’s – an ice cream stand right on the lake! We enjoyed the beautiful views of Lake Ontario, and some students really liked trying to skip rocks on the lake! Below are 2 group pictures, and one of students tr … Read more

What is there to do this weekend?

Looking for something to do this weekend? You’re in the right place! We hope our students taking English language courses in the US attend some of these events. These activities and events can really help you improve your English skills outside of the classroom!   Friday, July 22 BINGO! W … Read more

5 Tips for International Students

Studying in a foreign country can be very scary, intimidating, and nerve wracking.. but it doesn’t have to be! Studying in a foreign country should be exciting, fun, and very enjoyable! Here are some tips to help you as an international student taking English language courses in the US ! &nbsp … Read more