In Long Island, New York, we have many exciting events and traditions. There are many shopping centers to visit and enjoy, full of lifetime opportunities! Let's Explore!
Tips on how to fit into our Long Island community
1. Wear the same clothing
As a newcomer, you should choose the best outfits and make sure you fit in. Instead of standing out with traditional clothing. There are many shopping centers to come and explore new styles. Let's learn the style of clothing, us Americans typically wear! This is a good way to fit in at school!
2. Learn the Language
You may have been used to growing up with your own language however, in Long Island we speak English; this is the main language we use in America. The English language is our main source of communication. I am sure you would like to communicate with Americans and make new friends, as well as meet new people. This is also good way to fit in at school!
3. Start a Conversation
To make new friends here in Long Island, you should learn about good conversation starters. Asking questions may get people into a conversation, as they may ask you something back! This is a good way to make friends, and learn about new people!
4. Adapting to the "likes"
You may not be familiar with the sports Americans consider entertainment. Here in America, over time, we are prone to enjoy sports, and watch it on Television all the time! Be sure to ask others "What sports are popular?" and "What teams do you support?" As you hear their opinions, you can eventually grow your enjoyment of sports as well! You will be able to fit in, like what other people like, and have more things in common! This can lead to more conversation starters.
5. Hottest Groups and Songs
Typical Long Islanders love music! Be sure to ask questions such as, "What is your favorite band?" or "What is your favorite song?" Listen to their suggestions and possibly you will like the songs as well. This will help you fit in and like what other people like! This can also lead to good conversation starters.
6. Local Stores and Restaurant Ratings
A very well-known restaurant here in Long Island is known as Nathan's Famous. It is located in Brooklyn. It's known as a great New York cultural destination. Filled with history, characters, and plenty of entertainment for the entire family! Nathan's Famous is a very well known restaurant, known for its casual Long Island food! Other destinations may have different meanings with their restaurants. Here in New York, you can fall into the lack of liking our traditional food easily! Soon enough, you will have different opinions from other people which can be a good way to make more friends, and have more great conversation starters!
Finding transportation might be hard to find every so often. Consider transportation vehicles such as, taxis, trains, or even bike riding. Sometimes, carpooling with friends, or neighbors may be convenient and save money, and also reduce less air pollution.
Flag of Our State
Many people find New York/Long Island to be a very exquisite place to roam free and enjoy the wonderful outdoors. Myself, and many people from here enjoy New York/Long Island, and find many opportunities here for a good life!
Major Tourist Attractions
"The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World- Unknown" was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States and is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty is a very popular tourist attraction in New York, and symbolizes New York for it's beauty and Grace.
Take a lovely walk in our central parks! There are many more tourist attractions to come and visit! Amusement parks are often filled with cool adventures, and new people to meet! Many people come to Parks for entertainment attractions, rides, and other events at a specific attraction!
Flag of Our State
Major Tourist Attractions
Wonderful Events and Places
Tips for acting etiquette
- Elbows off the table
- Say please and thank you
- Don't reach across the table
- Put your napkin on your lap
- Chew with your mouth closed
- Sit up tall
- Bring the food to your mouth, not your mouth to your food
- Use your indoor voice
- Don't complain about the food
- Take "just right" bites
- Never talk while chewing
- Never interrupt another conversation
- Take up your dishes when finished eating
Introducing our National Anthem! The song is known as "The Star Spangled Banner." It was made during the war of 1812, by Francis Scott Key, but was originally written in 1814.
Recent TV shows/channels
One of the most visited channels filled with fun TV shows for children!
The Big Bang Theory
A very popular comedy show for teens, or even young adults!