Dreaming in English: Has It Happened to You?

Have you ever dreamed you were speaking English? If so, it might have surprised you if you normally dream in your native language. But as you learn English and become more fluent in the language, you may find that you start speaking it in your dreams more often. While the reason for this is unknown, …

How to Decorate Your Dorm Room for the Holidays

With Christmas and the holiday season approaching, New York will be lit up with activities, shopping, and decorations. If you have a dormitory through ALCC, here are some quick, inexpensive ways to add the spirit of the holidays into your dorm room. The Mini Tree Is a Must A decorated artificial tree brings instant Christmas …

6 Ways to Learn a Language When You’re Busy

Learning a new language is time-consuming, especially if you are not immersed in it. But contrary to popular belief, there are ways to work in a lesson without sitting in a classroom all day. Here are some easy ways to put your daily routine to work with just a few spare minutes a day. One …

Words to Get International Students in the Holiday Spirit

Every December 25th, billions of people throughout the world celebrate Christmas Day. Because different cultures have so many traditions to celebrate Christmas and the many other holidays celebrated in America, it’s helpful to know how this annual event is discussed in English. The following are some words and phrases to help improve your holiday vocabulary …

Four Places to Find an English-Speaking Partner to Practice With Online

It’s important to learn English in a classroom setting in order to get a strong foundation of the language. But between courses, finding a fluent partner to practice English with is a great way to improve skills with the language. Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to find a partner to practice with, …