Idiom of the week!

This weeks idiom is used with the month of March! People are always talking about 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 lion Meanin … Read more

Happy March!

Can you believe it’s March already?! This months activity calendar is filled with recitals, art exhibits, movie nights, sporting events, and St. Patrick’s Day!   Be sure to attend some of these free events on campus! Have fun!   EC Fredonia offers English for Academic Purposes … 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 … Read more

Academic English Courses

Weekly Events!

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 Fredonia prepares you for a University English Test.

What’s 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 … 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, student recitals, movie marathons, and an Oscar viewing party! Be sure to continue to get involved on campus to better your study abroad experience!   F … 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, unique events like pizza with the President, open skate, open swim, and more! There are always plenty of things to do on campus after classes and on … Read more

It’s the weekend!

Happy 3 Day Weekend! We have Monday off for President’s Day! Be sure to attend some of the activities that happen on campus because it is always a good idea to get involved and meet new people!     Friday, February 17th  Bingo for Babies When: 7-8:30pm Where: McEwen Hall 202 What: Co … Read more

Slang Phrase

In honor of today being Valentine’s Day.. our slang phrase this week is going to be a Valentine’s 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 … Read more