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Congratulations to our Spring 2014 IEP Graduates! Now that you have successfully finished the program, it's time to celebrate. Our Spring 2014 Graduation Ceremony will be held at NYLLC's Manhattan campus on Friday, May 30th, 2014! See the complete details of the event in the official poster below.
Classes are suspended on 11/28 & 11/29 for the Thanksgiving holidays

Observance of Labor Day

Aug
28
2013
  • 5 years ago
Classes suspended on September 1 and 2 in observance of Labor Day.
As you already know, there are over 15,000 idioms in the English language and you’d better learn at least some of them. But as you encounter an idiom after idiom, you have to be at least slightly curious how they were originated and became widely used. Some of them were coined by the great writers, […]
You can listen to the latest Drake’s song later on, so why not spend this time more productively? Enter ESL podcasts.
Watching movies and videos in English is a great way to improve your ability to understand spoken English and pick up the pronunciation. Since it might be difficult for you to understand most movies and TV series, you can start with watching videos made specifically for the ESL students. You can find them everywhere: on YouTube, on Facebook, and on the websites designated to learning English. To save you some much needed time, we did a search for you. (You are welcome!) Watch these videos and learn.
Committing to learning English is a serious decision. To succeed in this endeavor, you need to be ready to invest a lot of time and effort, but eventually all your hard work will pay off. In case you haven’t made up your mind yet, here’re 5 reasons that might persuade you to go for it. […]
All students who just started learning the English language experienced this at least once: you see a word you don’t know, you find it in the dictionary and the translation does very little to clarify the meaning of the word. Before you venture on conversing freely in the lexicon of intellectual complexity and academic erudition, […]
Now that you are an ESL student in New York City, you are a part of your college community. As any other subculture, college has its unwritten rules, laws and a specific lingo -- a great deal of student terms and expressions that you’d want to get familiar with. An interesting fact about college slang […]
When you read books and newspapers, you will inevitably encounter unfamiliar words. But before looking them up in the dictionary, try to guess their meanings. You will be surprised how much you actually know. English is largely derived from ancient languages, and a lot of the English words have roots of Greek and Latin origin […]