Hang out and meet new friends, learn about American culture, and experience authentic NYC settings with a TfCS Speech Consultant!
TfCS Connect creates opportunities for meaningful intercultural communication in various settings across New York City, including meals, museum visits, field trips, workshops, and more.
Connect expands engagement between native and non-native English speaking students, deepens cultural awareness, and strengthens students’ communication skills and career preparedness.
SPRING ’21 Connect Events:
Video Share Night!
Friday, March 12, 7pm – 9pm
Daring tricks, impressive dance moves, adorable animals, incredible nature: what are your favorite YouTube/Instagram/TikTok videos? Have fun practicing your English with Speech Consultants Jessica and Nicole and other students as everyone shares and chats about videos they love at our next Connect event.
Past TfCS Connect Events:
Online Game Night: JACKBOX!
Friday, February 19, 7pm – 9pm
Join us online as we practice speaking English in literally the most fun way imaginable with games like Drawful, Trivia Murder Party, and Fibbage. On Thursday, February 11th, we’ll host an evening of Jackbox Games, with Speech Consultants Jessica and Nicole there to explain all the rules.
All you need to play is a computer AND a smartphone or tablet. Trivia! Drawing! More! We’ll see you there!
Connect Event # 1
Dinner at Handcraft Kitchen!
Wednesday, October 9th, 6pm – 8pm
Our first TfCS Connect Event!
Ranked as one of the best in NYC, Handcraft Kitchen offers modern, innovative American comfort food classics. Check out their menus!
Connect Event # 2
Game Night & Pizza Party!
Friday, November 22nd, 5pm – 7pm
17 Lex Room 1209
Join us for an evening of games, pizza, and snacks! Join your classmates and Speech Consultants in chatting over games like Rummikube, Codewords, Munchkins, and Taboo. All of these games are highly communicative, so you’ll be getting plenty of English practice as you enjoy a classic American tradition of hanging out over a well-loved boardgame. Bring a game that your family plays, or that is common in your culture if you would like to, or just come as you are!
Connect Event # 3
Tailgate Pizza Party and Baruch Men’s Volleyball Game!
Thursday, March 5, 5pm – 8pm
Join us for pizza dinner and a pre-game “tailgate”! We’ll have snacks, learn about American sports culture, and make some signs to show our support for the Baruch Men’s Volleyball Team.
Before the game, we’ll learn a few chants, make signs to support the Baruch Bearcats, and share snacks as we get ourselves ready for a fun and exciting volleyball game. This event will bolster school spirit, help you get more involved in the Baruch community, and will be an opportunity to use casual English in a fun, authentic university environment. Go Bearcats!
We’ll eat and prepare in 17 Lex, room 1209 at 5pm, then head over to the NVC to attend the match against Trine University at 6pm.