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It is perfectly located north of Manhattan just a quick subway ride into the heart of New York.
EC New York has now opened its doors at the Paramount Building on Times Square. Touching on the building’s illustrious history, the space has been designed to reflect the silver screen with a modern art-deco aesthetic.
With light-filled classrooms offering incredible views over Times Square,
original artworks in every classroom, excellent use of technology and a stylish transition from the 16+ school to the 30+ school, no detail has been overlooked in creating an inspiring learning environment.
EC New York:
- 9 classrooms;
- 12 average class size (maximum 15);
- 135 capacity;
- 28 student computers;
- 16 minimum age;
Public holidays on a weekday:
21-25 December 2020, 1 January 2021
On the General English course, you attend a core of 20 lessons per week, which will give you a practical understanding of the English language and take you all the way to fluency. Your confidence will improve as teachers train you in all four communication skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing.
Experience your chosen destination through its language. English in the City combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons focused on language study inspired by your destination, for a complete intensive experience that is tailored to you and your personal reasons for learning. You will spend one lesson each week outside of the classroom with your class, visiting places of interest and engaging in activities in the local area.
This dynamic course is your gateway to practical use of English.
This course is only available to students studying in the USA or Canada. You get 24 lessons (18 hours) per week in General English including 4 lessons per week in your choice of Special Focus study. Take an additional Special Focus lessons each week to make further progress and tailor your studies to your specific areas of interest.
The school must confirm the availability of your chosen accommodation.
If the selected housing is not available for your dates, the school will offer another accommodation option for you to consider.
I don't need housing
Stay with local English-speakers on a homestay for a cultural experience and use your English in a natural environment outside of the classroom. Some hosts have three-storey homes with several bedrooms, whilst others live in smaller apartments. All homestays are located in safe areas of the city. You may find New York is very fast paced and may notice that hosts work long hours.
Rooms have a comfortable bed and blankets, sheets, bath towels and pillows. There are storage facilities with drawers and closets with adequate hanging space. You will have a desk or table for private study, a reading lamp, a mirror, and a waste paper basket.
Additionally, you will have access to common areas such as the living room, kitchen, dining room, etc.. Some hosts may have restrictions on using the kitchen or bathroom.
It is unusual to have a washing machine in apartments. Most homes have a common laundry room in the building or there will be a laundromat nearby.
Homestays in New York are located in four boroughs: Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island. EC New York also has a few homestays in some parts of New Jersey.
All homestays include breakfast. Choose the half-board option if you want to have dinner with your hosts too.
Breakfast varies from home to home. Some hosts may prepare a big breakfast with eggs, toast, bacon, fruit, coffee or tea, but most will offer something simple like toast or cereal and coffee. Other hosts prefer a "serve yourself" policy where the you can help yourself to whatever you want.
Some hosts will allow you to use the kitchen to cook your own food, but this varies from host to host.
Twin rooms must be booked by two students travelling together.
Distance to school: Between 45 and 60 minutes.
Located in the beautiful Upper West Side neighborhood of Manhattan, it is just two subway stations away from EC New York and is under a fifteen-minute commute during peak hours.
The residence is on a residential block near Riverside Park, and is a short walk to Central Park, Lincoln Center, and major New York City colleges and universities.
All student rooms are equipped with a mini refrigerator, WiFi, flat screen-cable television, and private ensuite bathroom. The bedrooms offer double beds, which can be made available for couples traveling together for a small additional fee. All rooms include linens and weekly cleanings.
The Wall Street Apartments are located on world-famous Wall Street in Lower Manhattan. Centrally located amongst world famous banks and historic landmarks, the Wall Street Apartments provides the right blend of Manhattan hustle and bustle with New York City tradition. Students will enjoy walking the cobblestone pathways to access the local bars and restaurants on Stone Street, the oldest street in New York City. Additionally, with the Wall Street Subway station only one street away, students can easily travel to other areas of New York City.
Each student room has a flat screen television already connected with Netflix, streaming service, and relevant applications. Also, the room comes provided with Alexa, a digital personal assistant. The building has a 24 hour concierge, study and work areas, a library, games room, gym with yoga studio, golf simulator, bar, and rooftop with patio. The amenities are state of the art and provide students with all they need for a comfortable stay.
- Cleaning and linen are provided
- 1 washing machine. (Free usage)
- Kitchen utensils are provided
- Students need to supply their own shower towels and consumables
- Communal Kitchen
- Communal Lounge
- Fitness Center
We strongly recommend you to book your flight only after your participation in a course and visa are confirmed.
1501 BROADWAY, 11th FLOOR, NEW YORK, NY 10036, New YorkQ247+R9
4.9 out of 5
Unfortunately, I had to change my host family. But the school was quick to help me with this problem. They even booked a transfer to my new accommodation. The second host family was wonderful! On 5 out of 5! The teachers at the school are a miracle! I did not even want to leave there! Every class weRead more
Há seis meses que estudo na Universidade. Eu recomendo este lugar para aqueles que querem melhorar o seu inglês. Obrigado por tudo!
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You have three days to cancel your booking with no fees if case you change your mind.
Pay the remaining cost immediately
Full cost of the course after prepayment deduction must be paid no later than for weeks before the start of the course.School returns money in case of visa rejection.