Language studies for professionals: EC

Key points

  • A really exceptional location in New York
  • Modern and very comfortable facilities
  • An excellent choice of specific courses for executives and professionals
  • Very well-designed specialised course programmes

The school

School size
M
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
years
Average age
32 years
Nationality mix
South Korea, Japan, Brazil, etc..

Located on the 11th floor of the iconic Paramount Building, between Times Square’s neon signs and Broadway’s theatres, our partner school offers the perfect environment to study Business English. It features 9 large classrooms with interactive boards, a computer lab, a student lounge and a library. Wi-Fi is free and available everywhere. When you need a break, go to the food area in the same building and have a coffee with the other students! And after class, New York and its wonderful attractions will be at your fingertips. Central Park, the Rockefeller Centre, the 5th Avenue, the Empire State Building, the MoMA… The “city that never sleeps” will surprise every day!

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These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

3.6/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

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/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

2 students gave their opinion about this school

37 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
3 weeks, May – June 2016
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (3.3 / 5)
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School (3.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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Leisure (3 / 5)
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54 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, October 2010
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Host family
Accommodation with a family in a single room with breakfast.

New Yorker standard residence
Located at the heart of Manhattan, this residence is 15 minutes from the school and surrounded by restaurants, shops and attractions. It offers single or twin rooms with private bathrooms, bed linen and free Wi-Fi. Please note that in the shared kitchen, utensils are not provided, but you can buy/rent them on site. You’ll also have access to the card-operated laundry facilities and to the fitness centre. The residence is monitored 24/7.

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Brooklyn Co-Living comfort residence
Located 30 minutes from Manhattan and from the school by public transport, this renovated Brooklyn brownstone will be your home away from home in New York. Enjoy the stylish decoration of your cosy room, and choose between en suite or shared bathroom. You’ll have free bed linen and Wi-Fi, and you’ll share the large kitchen, living room and laundry facilities with your flatmates. The residence is monitored 24/7 and surrounded by cool coffee shops and bars.

New Yorker Residence

General information

The residence is located in the famous Herald Square area, within walking distance of Times Square, Broadway and Off-Broadway Theatres, Madison Square Garden, and the Empire State Building. It is also within walking distance of the school. The building recently underwent renovations to its common areas including communal kitchen, game room, gym, and library (which is now fully equipped with iPad stations).

School distance

Door-to-door travel time:
12 minutes
Means of transportation:
Walking / subway
Average public transport cost:
~32 USD weekly ticket / ~116 USD monthly ticket
Walking distance to public transport:
1 minute

Walking Distance

Supermarket:
2 minutes
Coffee shops:
1 minute
Restaurants:
2 minutes
Shops:
2 minutes
Pharmacy:
4 minutes

Availability

All year round
Minimum age : 18+

Arrival and departure

Check-in / Check-out
Saturday from 15:00
Saturday until 10:00
Entry card (building)
Key (building)
Code (building)
Staff on-site 24h
Deposit

Meals

Use of kitchen
Meal-plan

Facilities

Reception desk
Smoking area
Outside only
Cafeteria
Shared kitchen
Oven
Microwave
Cutlery available
Some cutlery and kitchen supplies are available to borrow with a small deposit from EC New York.
Vending machine
Laundry
3 washing machines / dryers ~2 USD per load
Common area/lounge
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
TV in common room
DVD-player in common room
Balcony/terrace
Garden
BBQ area
Wheelchair accessible
Parking (cars)
Parking (bicycles)
Swimming pool
Gym

Room types and facilities

Single
30
~12 m2
Number can vary
Twin
30
~14 m2
Number can vary
Air conditioning
Heating
Smoking
Duvet and pillow provided
Bed sheets provided
Towels provided
Toilet paper
Ensuite toilet
Ensuite shower
Wash basin
Shared toilets
Shared showers
Cleaning
Daily for common parts. Students are responsible for their own rooms.
Desk
Wardrobe
Cooking facilities
Microwave
TV
Wi-Fi internet access
Cable internet access
Floor
Linoleum
Balcony
Safe deposit box
Room key provided

To be discovered
- Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
- MOMA, Guggenheim Museum
- 102nd floor of the Empire State Building
- Live shows in Central Park
- Dumbo, the district under Brooklyn Bridge

But also...
- Shopping in the Meat Packing District
- Jazz at the Village Vanguard
- Gourmet dinner at Jean-Georges
- 1920s atmosphere at the Back Room (102 Norfolk Street)
- Balthazar brasserie
- Sunday Brunch at Café Loup
- Baseball in the Yankee Stadium
- The Ukrainian and Russian district of Brighton Beach
- Club Lounges: Pacha, APT, Cielo, Nublu, Studio B…
- Concerts at Le Poisson Rouge, Union Hall, Masonic Temple of Brooklyn
- Art galleries on West 26th Street

Activities:
- Clubs, shows, galleries and events 7 days a week
- Picnic in Central Park
- Sport in the ESPN Sports Zone
- Stroll through Brooklyn Heights, Promenade
- Excursion to Boston, trip to the Catskills, Upstate
- Excursion to East Hampton, Long Island

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