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  • Yay May! Summer’s around the Corner

    May gray got you down? Don’t worry, summer is right around the corner! The month of May kicks off rooftop movie screenings, barbecues, and Shakespeare in the Park in LA and NYC. Pretty soon the weather will be too beautiful to stay inside.

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    May 2, 2019 • Monthly Event Calendars • Views: 806

  • 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: 1278

  • 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: 1160

  • 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: 1184

  • 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: 1441

  • 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: 1028

  • ESN-NYC: The Museum of the Moving Image

    The Museum of the Moving Image was once a famous film studio for silent films. Today, it is one of the only film museums of its kind, located in Queens, New York. The museum offers an interesting look at film and television history through old, archive footage and antique equipment. The museum also includes cutting-edge exhibitions on technology.
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    October 17, 2018 • Exploring the City • Views: 1041

  • The ESL School at NYFA Celebrates “Be Kind to Humankind” Week

    “What can I do to make the world a better place?”

    This is a question we might ask ourselves from time to time. Most people think we need to do big things to have an impact on the world around us. However, this isn’t always true. Small actions can have the power to change someone’s life.

    Did you know that there is a special week called Be Kind to Humankind Week? ESN-LA and NYC celebrated by doing a few thoughtful activities.
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    September 25, 2018 • Classroom Fun • Views: 1011

  • LA + NYC: Fun Things to Do in August!

    Summer is a magical season filled with outdoor movie screenings, music, and beach-going. Eventually though, all good things must come to an end. The month of August signals the approaching end of summer — students return to school, vacations come to an end, and the days shorten even further.

    Don’t worry! There’s still plenty of time to enjoy fun, outdoor activities. Check out our calendars and get out there and make some more summer memories!

    • Check out LA’s August calendar here.
    • NYC’s calendar can be found here.

    FUN FACT: The Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles is the home of the LA Philharmonic when they aren’t playing at their summer home, the Hollywood Bowl. When the Walt Disney Concert Hall was built, the steel walls reflected a lot of sunlight. As a result, the nearby sidewalks were a scorching 140 degrees Fahrenheit!

    Want to read more about the Disney Concert Hall? Check out this ESN blog post.

     

    August 1, 2018 • Culture Fridays, Exploring the City, Monthly Event Calendars • Views: 974

  • NYC: The International Center for Photography

    Hello, summer! Last week, ESN-NYC went to The International Center for Photography.

    The weather was perfect, so first we stopped for vegan ice cream at Van Leeuwen’s. The sizes were huge and the ice cream came in interesting flavors and colors. Some eye-catching flavors were black sesame ashhoneycomb, and s’mores

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    July 2, 2018 • Exploring the City • Views: 1038