Learn English Abroad at EC Fredonia

Learn English abroad at EC Fredonia where student experience is top priority. Summertime in New York is a perfect time for students to continue their language learning through authentic experiences. There are so many great university and community activities during the summer; how do students stay informed? Here at EC Fredonia, teachers take the time … Read more

Become Fluent in English at EC Fredonia.

To become fluent in English is a great experience at EC Fredonia. During our beautiful late spring, students are enjoying warm breezes, sunshine and activities that draw them out in to the community. Live music was the highlight of nearby Dunkirk’s “Music on the Pier” where a diverse crowd gathered to appreciate the local musical talent. … Read more

EC Fredonia Learning English is Fun!

This week at EC Fredonia, students experienced a plethora of approaches to learning English in a collegiate setting.  On Monday, many gathered to observe the Memorial Day holiday and attend related festivities.  Tuesday, students used their senses to predict and speculate about texts.  They wrote arguments, gave their opinions and explored the library’s newspaper archives.  Professional … Read more

Learning English Idioms at EC

Students at EC Fredonia took advantage of the community resources this week at the Darwin R. Barker Public Library.  While studying a unit on English idioms, students took ownership of their learning by creating a bulletin board to highlight their work!  Teacher Sandra Maggio led the students through unpacking English colloquialisms.  Students investigated the reasons … Read more

Learn English through science at EC Fredonia

This week at EC students experienced how to learn English through science.  We discussed the geology of the Great Lakes Region where we are located by studying ice age maps and real specimens.  One of the first things our students see when they arrive in WNY is beautiful lake Erie- they often ask if it is an … Read more

Weekend Events!

It is the last weekend in March! Here are this weekend’s activities for the end of March and early April! As always, be sure to get involved and attend these free event son campus! 🙂   Friday, March 31st Love is the Remedy When: 7-10pm Where: Williams Center Multipurpose Room   Pirates of Penzance When: … Read more

American Slang Phrase

This week’s American Slang Phrase is very commonly used in America when someone is another with another person. You can hear this from siblings, family, friends, coworkers, and really anyone!   Phrase: Driving me up the wall Meaning: to be irritated Example: “Can you please stop clicking that pen, you’re driving me up the wall!”   Can … Read more

Weekly Activities

3.27.17 Happy last week of March! There is a lot happening on campus this week! Be sure to check out some of the really cool activities campus offers you for FREE! And you can always check the Fredonia website for more events and activities!     EC Fredonia offers English for Academic Purposes (EAP).

Weekend Events

Friday, March 24th Men’s Baseball vs. Cortland When: 3-6pm Where: Fields Ludwig   Public Ice Skating When: 7-9pm Where: Steele Hall Complex   Recreational Swimming When: 8-9:30pm Where: Natatorium Pool   Guest Artist Recital: James Hampson, horn and Ruth Ann Scanzillo, piano When: 8-9:30pm Where: Mason Hall Diers Recital Hall What: James Hampson, horn, and … Read more

ESL Expressions

There is a Twitter account that could be very beneficial to everyone! It is Twitter.com/ESL_expressions The account holder posts amazing hints and tips for an ESL learner. Here are some examples:   She posts a ton of new material each week, and it is all extremely helpful! Be sure to check this account out!   … Read more