NEW YORK - MANHATTAN COLLEGE

Our New York centre is based at the prestigious Manhattan College campus in the leafy suburb of Riverdale. The college is just 30 minutes by subway from downtown New York with all its iconic sites: Empire State Building, Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. The subway stop is less than 100 meters from college.

Manhattan College is a self-contained campus with a combination of traditional and modern-style architecture.

  • Suites with two twin rooms and one bathroom
  • Single bedrooms for Group Leaders
  • Modern fully-equipped classrooms
  • Spacious dining area Indoor sports hall
  • Accommodation with kitchen/dining area
  • Laundry room on every floor
  • Recreation rooms with pool tables and ping-pong
  • Wi-fi Internet access
  • 24/7 security
  • CCTV
  • 1 Full day excursion to Philadelphia with a private coach to visit the places dedicated to the birth of the nation (Independence Mall, Liberty Bell) and Rocky Balboa (Rocky Steps)

New York City daily trips (New York weekly Metro Card included):

  • Evening in Times Square with dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe and late return to college
  • Hudson River cruise to enjoy the view of Manhattan from the bay, or a visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island
  • 3 dinners in downtown restaurants to enjoy even longer trip in New York
  • Shopping on 5th Avenue, Soho, Macy’s and all fashionable US Department Stores
  • Staten Island excursion by the characteristic Staten Island Ferry to enjoy views of the New York Skyline
  • 1 day in Central Park with games and walking tour of Strawberry Fields and the Lake
  • Visit to Ground Zero, Wall Street and the Financial District, South Street Seaport and Pier 17
  • 1 day in Brooklyn to cross and photograph the legendary Brooklyn Bridge
  • Walking tour of Greenwich Village with its bars and lively, Little Italy, and Chinatown
  • Walking tour of Times Square and Broadway Flat Iron Building, Grand Central Station
  • Walking tour of Chelsea with its art galleries and Highline Park, built on the ashes of an old railway

Entrances:

  • Empire State Building
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • Guggenheim Museum or Top of the Rock and its magnificent view of Central Park
  • 9/11 Museum or the aircraft carrier Intrepid Air and Space Museum
  • Metropolitan Museum

ANGLO Course

  • 15 hours tuition per full week
  • Personal copy of QSE course book
  • Online placement test – Students assigned to their levels and groups before arrival

Lesson timetable:
9:00 – 10:30 – Lesson 1 (90 mins – QSE course)
9:30 – 10:50 – BREAK
10:50 – 12:20 – Lesson 2:

  • Part A – 45 mins QSE course
  • Part B – 45 mins Project work

We focus on:

  • achieving a high level of student participation and talking time in class to improve student communication skills
  • developing strategies for independent learning that can continue post-course
  • helping students with pronunciation
  • linking classroom learning to the activity and excursion program and, together with the Activity Team, motivating students to practice new language outside the classroom and facilitating situations for doing this through excursion and attraction worksheets, project work on local places or points of interest, drama and literature reflecting American culture and history

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