Category: Life in New York

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3 Things You Should Know about New Yorkers

What makes New York City one of the most interesting and exciting places to live and study in the world? Many will say that the people of New York are the heartbeat of the city. For those studying English in New York, getting to know and communicating with New Yorkers...

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How to Find Places to Find Peace and Worship in Lower Manhattan

WRITTEN BY LISA KRAFT   New York City is full of excitement and energy with so much to do and see.  Students at Pace University’s English Language Institute have the opportunity to enjoy New York’s famous sites, restaurants and entertainment on a daily basis.  After classes at Pace, friends often...

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3 Beaches You Can Take the Train to From Pace University

I bet one place you didn’t think you could visit after your Intensive English classes at Pace University by train was the beach!  New York City is conveniently connected to 14-miles of beaches by public transportation.  While our shoreline may not have the picturesque beaches of Thailand or Southern California,...

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3 Things to do in New York on the Memorial Day Weekend

May 28 is Memorial Day in the United States.  It is a public holiday and the English Language Institute, like most businesses and all schools and universities, is closed.  Enjoy the long weekend!  Memorial Day is also the unofficial start of summer, which Americans always think of as between Memorial...

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3 Great Museums in New York City

Today is International Museum Day!  When you study ESL in NYC at Pace University’s English Language Institute, you have the advantage of being able to visit some of the world’s best museums.  Sometimes these may be an excursion as part of your class, or part of our regular student activities...

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3 Fun Activities To Do in Spring in Manhattan

Spring is my favorite time of year here in New York City and at Pace ELI.  Temperatures are finally rising, classes are either coming to an end or starting, and it’s time to head outdoors. During the spring and well into the summer the English Language Institute plan many fun...

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3 Great Pizza Places in New York City

May 9 is WORLD PIZZA DAY and what better place to be than New York City.  Different cities in the U.S. have different style pizzas.  When you study English in NYC, you get to enjoy authentic New York-style pizza.  The crust is thin (a little thicker and crisp along the...

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3 Ways to Enjoy Cinco de Mayo in New York

May 5 is CINCO DE MAYO.  When you study English in New York at the English Language Institute at Pace University, one of the many wonderful things to enjoy is the cultural diversity.  There are many different communities, with their own culture, food, and traditions.  One of the most popular...

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3 Places to Enjoy JAZZ in NYC

April 30 is INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY.  Jazz is quintessential American music – and New York is one of the best cities in American to enjoy great jazz.  When you live in New York studying English at the English Language Institute, a visit to a jazz club is a must.  And...

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3 Famous Sculptures in New York City to Enjoy

April 24 is International Sculpture Day. This is the perfect day to share three famous sculptures or statues with you that you can find in New York City.  These are places you can easily visit when you come to New York to study English. 1. Charging Bull The famous charging bull...

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3 Ways to Get to Know Your American Peers

International students often say they decided to study English in America at Pace University’s English Language Institute because they hope to make American friends. However, rather than making these friends when they arrive on campus, international students tend to cluster together with others from their own country or who those...

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3 Fun Things To Do on the Easter Weekend in New York

Part of coming to New York to study English is enjoying the culture of your new city.  Easter is on Sunday, April 1, 2018 and is a really fun time to be studying and living in America.   Here are three great things to so for Easter in New York City: 1)  Walk...

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3 Types of Theater in New York City

March 27 is World Theater Day. New York City is one of the best cities in the world to see theater. Many English language students go to the theater to see famous stars and great shows. At the English Language Institute, we go with a group of students to see...

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3 Fun Places to Shop for Bargains in Lower Manhattan

Studying English at a university in New York is exciting.  Your intensive English classes are filled with opportunities to learn new language, make new friends, experience American culture and enjoy everything an American university has to offer.  As an ESL student, you study hard and take every chance to join...

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3 Smartphone Apps for New NYers

3 Smartphone apps for new NYers If you are planning to study abroad in NYC and take English classes, you are probably researching all of the social activities you can participate in.  Some schools, such as the English Language Institute at Pace University, will offer daily trips to keep you...

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How to Take the Subway in NYC

3 tips for taking the subway in New York City You have decided to study ESL in NYC.  This is a great decision.  New York is an exciting city and one of the best places to learn English in America. When you are here in New York, even if you live...

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3 reasons we love NYC in December

If you are thinking about studying ESL in New York, any time of year is great, of course.  At Pace’s ELI, we have lots of great student life options throughout the year. But December in New York is an especially magical time for students taking English classes in New York....

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How to Choose a U.S. Campus to Study English

3 things to consider when choosing where to study in the U.S.A. So you have decided to come to the U.S.A. to study English abroad. Choosing a university-based intensive English program is great idea because you will get access to all of the university facilities and student life.  But there...

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