Tagged with American culture

Building Confidence At ICNY

By Wing Yao (China) One month ago, New York was a strange city for me.  I didn’t know its history and I didn’t understand the language. For example, when I went to buy something and tried to communicate with the sales people, they didn’t understand me.  I felt embarrassed and wondered if New York City was … Continue reading

International Flavors

By Pep Muñoz (Spain) Last summer I traveled to NYC and a friend told me about the International Center. I decided to go there and learn some English because my level was (and still is!) almost zero! I met a lot of friendly people from all over the world and I spoke English with my … Continue reading

A Window Into American Life

By Freedom Zhou (China) “It is not as big as I imagined,” I thought when I went there after I saw the advertisement in the email. I thought the International Center would be a very big and beautiful place as it is “international.” However, there are just several rooms: conversation partner room, the lounge, several … Continue reading