American Slang Phrase!

This week’s American Slang Phrase is particularly useful for students learning English for Academic Purposes! This week’s phrase is.. “hit the books”   Phrase: (To) hit the books Meaning: To go study Example: “I can’t go to the movies with you tonight, I have … Read more

What’s going on this weekend?

As always.. there are a lot of fun and exciting events happening¬†this weekend! Don’t forget you can catch the Centro bus to Syracuse every day! Syracuse also has a lot of fun restaurants, bars, and activities!   Friday, August 12 BINGO! Where: St. Joe’s Church – W. First Stree … Read more

How much does it cost…

As an international student, it can be difficult to know how much things cost in Oswego while studying here! We have broken down the costs of things into average costs, trips, and transportation.   Average costs: Movie ticket in Oswego: $6.50-$8.50 for adults Average sit-down restaurant meal in … Read more

Festivals this month

There are so many festivals and events that go on in Syracuse, Oswego, and the surrounding areas in the summer. It can be hard to keep track of them all! Here is a list of all of the festivals going on in the month of August. Which ones will you attend??   Sunday, August 14th City Market When: … Read more

American Slang Phrase!

This weeks American Slang Phrase is… “Spill the beans”   Phrase: Spill the beans Meaning: To reveal a secret Example: “I broke a lamp at my house, but I was too nervous to spill the beans to my mom”   Learn English for Academic Purposes at EC English Language … Read more

Why choose Oswego?

EC Oswego is a fantastic location to learn English for Academic Purposes, make new friends, see new things, and become part of the University. Why choose EC Oswego? EC Oswego is located on campus at SUNY Oswego. This is a beautiful campus located right next to the gorgeous Lake Ontario. EC Oswego of … Read more

What is there to do this weekend?

Looking for something to do this weekend? You’ve come to the right place! Check out all of the events going on in Oswego and Syracuse for this upcoming weekend! Friday, August 5th Festivale Italiano When: 5:00pm-9:00pm Where: 240 West First Street Oswego, NY What: LOTS of food, raffles, face p … Read more

American Slang Phrase of the Week!

We want our students to continually be learning native phrases and new vocabulary. Learning American slang can really benefit the students as they talk to native speakers. This weeks American Slang Phrase is… “Go the extra mile” Phrase: Go the extra mile Meaning: Put in the extra e … Read more

EC students attend Harborfest!

The students at EC Oswego attended Oswego’s tradition, Harborfest. They all went together as a class on Friday and were sent on a scavenger hunt. Some of our previous EC students even joined us! This scavenger hunt made them navigate themselves to and from each different location, interact wit … Read more

Happy August!

Can you believe it is already August?! This year is flying by! We have a new activity calendar for the month of August! University classes start in just a few weeks, and therefore there will be more students on campus, and more activities to attend! Going out and participating in activities around c … Read more