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 …

Five of Our Favorite Bilingual Songs

There are numerous benefits of being bilingual, but one added bonus is being able to enjoy bilingual music! It can also be a great way to learn a new language, much like reading books or watching movies in a target language. Here are some of our favorite bilingual songs that showcase the way music can …

Four Tips for Remembering a Language

Learning a new language and remembering a language you’ve already learned have some similarities, but remembering takes a different set of skills and techniques. If you began to learn a language but have since forgotten, here’s how to break down the remembering process.  Figure Out What Went Wrong When remembering a language, it’s important to …

Why Recording Yourself Talking Can Help You Learn English

Learning a new language is no easy task. A teacher or partner to practice with can help keep you on track, but what about when you’re at home and need some extra practice? Once you leave the classroom, it can be hard to tell if you’re pronouncing certain words or phrases correctly. That’s where practicing …