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Programs

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WE@AH Speaking Club

Have fun practicing English with native English speakers and learners of all levels (Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm).

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Chat Sessions

Meet native English speakers for informal conversations and discussion.


 

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Shining Scribes Writing Workshops

Push yourself to become a better writer through workshops on academic, business and creative writing, as well as pre-writing and editing strategies (Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30pm)

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Docu-Saturdays

Enjoy thought-provoking documentary films from the American Film Showcase. Engage in post-screening discussions led by American facilitators (Saturdays 2-4pm)

 

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English Movie Night

Watch movies in English with subtitles (Fridays, 6:30pm).
 

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American Food Stories

Tantalize your taste buds while learning more about American culture through its food. Guest chefs present their favorite American dishes and the stories behind each dish.

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TOEFL Preparation

Brush up on TOEFL testing strategies and tips to raise your test score, and become a better all-around communicator in the English language (Tuesdays 6:30-8:30pm)

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American Literature Club

Discuss short stories and books available from iReadUSA (Saturdays, 11:00am-12:30pm)

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American Cultural Events

Experience American culture, lifestyle, and traditions at our thematic parties and celebrations.

 

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Teacher Training: New York Teacher’s State of Mind

Explore the methodologies, strategies, and activities used by teachers at the City University of New York (CUNY). Adapt the takeaways to meet your students’ needs, not matter the context (Tuesdays 4-5:30pm)

See our events page to find out about upcoming sessions for English language programs.


Resources

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Popular U.S. Magazines

From entrepreneurship to health, whatever the topic of interest, browse our current magazines from the U.S.

  • Discover
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Real Simple
  • Time
  • Men's Health
  • Popular Science
  • National Geographic
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Fortune
  • Make
  • New Yorker
  • Rolling Stone
  • Vanity Fair
  • Vogue
  • Atlantic Monthly
  • Imagine: Big Ideas for Bright Minds
  • Smithsonian
  • ArtForum
  • Wired Magazine
  • Fine Cooking
  • Digital Photo

At America House you can read current U.S. magazines on a variety of topics.

iReadUSA

Try our ebooks online library for 24/7 access to fiction and non-fiction titles in English. Use your America House Membership card number to download titles to your phone, tablet, or computer through the Overdrive app or on your browser.

Learn more here


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Bookcrossing

Find a comfy couch and enjoy one of the paperback books available to read at America House. Our titles are listed on our book crossing page. Visit our reception desk to check out any of these titles.

eLibraryUSA

Conduct your academic research through our American digital library. Dive into over 35 resourcesf for academic research, English language and American culture and politics. eLibraryUSA provides access to:

  • Academic OneFile,
  • JSTOR,
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global,
  • Litfinder,
  • BookFlix,
  • National Geographic  Virtual Library,
    and more.

Access this resource exclusively on America House premises.

EducationUSA

America House’s official source on U.S. higher education, EducationUSA offers accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States.

Info Sessions:
Thursdays at 5pm

Materials available at America House:

  • Study prep for ACT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL
  • Guides to U.S. colleges and universities, etc.