Resources: Notes on Life and Language in the United States

New York English Lesson: How to Find an Apartment

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, May 27, 2011 @ 08:35 AM

Today we have a New York English lesson. In this lesson, you can practice your listening and learn how to find an apartment in New York.  Finding an apartment in New York can be daunting! There are many things to think about! Which neighborhood is right for you? What kind of apartment do you want? And most importantly, what is your budget? I remember apartment hunting during the summer of 2006. After viewing twelve different apartments, I finally found the perfect place and I had an hour to get to the broker's office to sign the lease before someone else took the apartment. Apartment hunting is done a little bit differently in New York than in other cities. There is a lot of competition and prices are high so if you are learning English, you need to be prepared and know the correct phrases and vocabulary words to use when you start your search. In this New York English lesson series, we will give you some ideas about great neighborhoods to check out and the vocabulary words and phrases that you need to get the apartment you want.

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Topics: Advice for English Students, Daily Life in the US, Listening Practice, Life in New York

New York English: A Weather Lesson

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, May 25, 2011 @ 03:37 PM

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Topics: United States Culture, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop, Daily Life in the US, Listening Practice, Life in New York

Why You Need an English Tutor in New York: 5 Reasons

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, May 10, 2011 @ 09:08 AM

Why should you work with an English tutor in New York?

As an international professional or an international student living in New York, there are so many ways to improve your English.

You can choose a large language school, you can do a language exchange or you can work with an English tutor.

But your life in New York will be different from your life in any other city.

With so many things to do, a career that keeps you busy, meetings to attend and people to meet, you will have a busy life!

That is one of the reasons why I believe that working with an English tutor in New York is the best way to improve your English quickly.

Keep reading for more hints about the best way to improve your English.

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Topics: Advice for English Students, How to Learn English, United States Culture, Life in New York

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