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 …

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, …

Four Reasons Why NYC Is A Great Place To Study English

Students from other countries have a big decision to make when it comes to deciding where to study English in the United States. New York City is a long-standing favorite because of its incredible ethnic variety, around-the-clock entertainment, and world-class language learning opportunities. Need more proof you should put NYC at the top of the …

Making Film Part Of Your ESL Learning Experience

New York City is known for its vibrant art scene, including the presence of some truly incredible theaters and film festivals. Students who are in NYC as part of their ESL learning experience have the unique opportunity to incorporate film into their program. The first way to incorporate film into your ESL learning plan is …

3 Ways to Stay Motivated While Learning a Foreign Language

As any student who is learning English knows, there are days when you feel excited about your knowledge, and then there are other days when you may feel negative or down. It’s important not to give up at times like this, and instead re-energize yourself so you can get excited about learning English. Here are …