The History Behind the Names of NYC’s Neighborhoods

When people hear “New York,” several images come to mind: the skyscrapers across the island of Manhattan, the brownstone apartments of Brooklyn, and businesspeople rushing around Wall Street. Within the larger images of the city are dozens of neighborhoods, each with its own distinct flavor. The history of these neighborhoods is often hinted at in …

Six Romantic Comedies That Are Set in New York City

Do you like movies? Watching romantic comedies is a fun activity for cold February days. Many romantic comedies are set in New York City. Watching American films can improve your English skills. Here are six interesting romantic movies based in NYC. Hitch (2005) Will Smith and Eva Mendes play two unlikely lovers. Will Smith’s character …

Things to Do in NYC

There is no better place to learn English than in New York City, the melting pot of the world. When you’re not in the classroom, check out a few of these awesome activities. Metropolitan Museum of Art You could walk the halls of this legendary museum for days, looking at more than 2 million works …

Get Around On Public Transportation While Learning English In New York

Do you have a fear of getting lost in one of the largest cities in the world simply because you are still learning the native language? It can be scary learning how to ride public transit while also learning English in New York City. However, if you follow these tips, you will learn how to …