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 …

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, …

Tips for Hailing a New York City Cab

New York City is a bustling, diverse destination with a huge population of both native and non-native English speakers. This makes it the perfect location to develop your English proficiency. There are a variety of transportation options in New York City, including public transit, rideshare services, and taxicabs. Cabs are an affordable and convenient choice, …

Tips for a Successful Language School Season

Enrolling in language courses is an exciting first step in the process of becoming fluent in a new language. You want to ensure you use your time wisely and improve your skills as much as possible. Here are some great tips to maximize success while enrolled in language courses.   Set Attainable Goals Whether you …

Embrace Your Mistakes for Faster English Language Fluency

Nobody likes to be judged or evaluated poorly based on their performance, so it makes sense that some people would be nervous about making mistakes when speaking a new language. But, studies show that making mistakes and learning from them is part of the process of developing any skill. In fact, research shows that you …