• April: Time to Put a Spring in Your Step!

    April is a wonderful month to GET OUTSIDE! Baseball, rooftop socializing, and picnicking are returning after the cold, wet months of winter. The days are definitely getting longer and it’s almost time to get out your shorts! Whether you’re in NYC or LA, you’ll find so many fun things to welcome the warmer weather.

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    April 8, 2019 • Monthly Event Calendars • Views: 307

  • Rise & Shine, March is Here!

    Did you know that March is designated as Women’s History Month in the United States? Check the blog later in the month to see the fun activities ESN-NYC and ESN-LA will be doing to celebrate. In addition, spring is in the air! Flowers are blooming, the days are becoming longer…breathe it in – things are about to start changing!

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    March 6, 2019 • Monthly Event Calendars • Views: 327

  • Hello, February!

    Wooden Heart, Valentine'S Day, February

    When people hear the word “February,” they usually think of Valentine’s Day and love. However, there are MANY more remarkable events in the second month of the year! ESN creates monthly event calendars, so students at our NYC and LA campuses can connect with their communities. Check out what our students will be doing this month!

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    February 6, 2019 • Monthly Event Calendars • Views: 293

  • Start the New Year with Fun!

    January is the start of a new year. The month symbolizes a new beginning and a chance to make resolutions. The ESL School at NYFA students are coming back from a two-week break, but don’t worry because there are plenty of great things to do and new adventures to have in LA and NYC!

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    January 10, 2019 • Language Tips • Views: 345

  • Alumni Highlight: Where Are They Now?

    Weiyu “Tony” Sun, an ESN alum who is wrapping up his Filmmaking education at New York Film Academy (NYFA), took some time to update us on what he’s been up to. He also shared some advice for new students.

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    January 10, 2019 • Q&As • Views: 393

  • Winter Blues? Time for a Cookie Swap Party!

    Final Exams can be very stressful, and sugar is a great way to fuel the late night studying! We had our Annual Cookie Swap Party and Secret Santa gift exchange to have some fun at the end of the quarter!

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    January 9, 2019 • Classroom Fun • Views: 239

  • ESN-NYC: Thanksgiving Interviews at the World Trade Center

    Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates family and gratitude. For the Fall quarter, Level 5 ESN-NYC wanted to see what people are grateful for by going to one of the city’s largest transportation hubs – the World Trade Center Oculus.

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    January 7, 2019 • Language Tips • Views: 222

  • ESN-LA Thanksgiving Short Film Fest

    Each quarter, The ESL School at NYFA has students showcase their cinematic talents by having a short film festival. As Thanksgiving is during November, this was the perfect opportunity to have a potluck with traditional food and create short films based on thankfulness.

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    December 21, 2018 • Classroom Fun • Views: 265

  • Halloween Spookiness

    Fall in Los Angeles is a beautiful time of year. The palm trees sway in the cool breeze, the days are shorter, and the mornings are crisp. Autumn also means it’s time for Halloween!

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    December 21, 2018 • Language Tips • Views: 261

  • Autumn in L.A.

    Los Angeles isn’t famous for its Fall season. While the leaves on most of our trees don’t change to oranges and reds, we do get to enjoy 75 degree weather and go bike riding at the beach any day of the year.

    ESN-LA took advantage of this beautiful time of year and went on a hike through Griffith Park to the famous Observatory located in the Hollywood Hills.

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    December 21, 2018 • Exploring the City • Views: 277