Idiom of the week!

This week’s idiom is used with the month of March! People are always talking about the weather around here (because this is New York!) but one particular phrase is used when discussing March.   Phrase: March comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb/ March comes in like a lamb out like a … Read more

Happy March!

Can you believe it is already March?! This months activity calendar includes sporting events, workshops, art exhibits, theater productions, and St. Patrick’s Day!   Be sure to go out and attend some of these free events! Have fun!   EC offers various English courses, including Englis … Read more

Slang Phrase!

This weeks American Slang Phrase is a little variation of a slang phrase, in that it is two very similar words that can be easily confused. Shade vs. Shadow? These two words sound very similar, but are used differently! Examples: “I need to lay in the shade because the sun is so hot!” &# … Read more

Weekly Activities!

Here are this week’s activities on campus! There is a ton to do after classes each day, so don’t miss out on a fun activity!   EC offers various English courses, including English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

What is President’s Day?

So, we had the day off on Monday for President’s Day.. but why? President’s Day is George Washington’s birthday and is a federal holiday celebrated on the third Monday of February. It started out as a celebration of George Washington’s birthday but has no transformed into a d … Read more

Weekend Events!

Happy Weekend!  After a short week, we are already to the weekend! Check out some of the events happening this weekend including art exhibits, sporting events, unique events in the library and dorms, and more!   Friday, February 24th Art Exhibit: “Inspired by Data” When: 12pm-5pm Wh … Read more

Slang Phrase

This week’s American Slang Phrase is commonly used in many different situations. People sometimes use this phrase in a joking manner as well.   Phrase: A little bird told me Meaning: You don’t want someone to know who told you Example: “How did you know it was my birthday?&#82 … Read more

This Week!

This week is a 4 day week because of President’s Day! We will have no classes on Monday, February 20th. This week is filled with sporting events, National Rec Day, art exhibits, and open skate! There are always plenty of things to do on campus after classes and on the weekends.. don’t mi … Read more

It’s the weekend!

Happy 3 day weekend! We have Monday off for President’s Day! There is a lot happening on campus this weekend! And remember, as a student, all of these events are FREE! We can’t stress enough how important it is to get involved on campus and meet new people. Enjoy your 3 day weekend! &nbs … Read more

Slang Phrase!

In honor of today being Valentine’s Day.. our slang phrase this week is going to be a Valentine’s Day idiom! There are many idioms involving the word “heart”, and here is just one!   Phrase: From the bottom of my heart Meaning: to really mean something Example: “Thank you from the bottom of my … Read more