Archive for August, 2016

Orange International Street Fair

The search goes on to find fun events around Orange County and this time I came across a big winner for our international students here at Hancock International College. Many of us love music and of course we all love food… one other thing we all love and respect is international culture! America is, after all, a melting pot of…

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Living Pictures

The wonders never stop around the Hancock International College campus. As summer is coming to an end I wanted to recommend a local wonder that’s going on for about one more week. Many of our ESL students are very creative and love to experience strange new beautiful things that inspire the imagination. So before the month of August is over…

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Too Darn Hot

Looking out at another hot sunny day in beautiful Irvine California, our ESL students have been truly enjoying the air conditioning in our cozy building where Hancock International College is located. But it made me wonder how Earth has been doing since July of this year, which was noted as the hottest month ever, as in, all recorded time! I…

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Rio Olympics

The Olympics are here and our International Students are buzzing with excitement and love for their home countries. With the incredibly diverse array of events there’s no shortage of choices for people to enjoy a world record or two being broken… Although many of us would love to watch the games all day our ESL students are hard at work…

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Why Root Beer?

At our Bowling Field Trip this week I spoke with some of our ESL students about different flavored soft drinks and found out none of the one I was talking with had ever tried Root Beer! This led to some fun conversation about the different kinds of Root Beer and even Rood Beer Floats! Hancock International College is dedicated to…

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Bowling

Today our ESL Students got another taste of American culture as we embarked on another Hancock International College Field Trip! This time we all went bowling! Everyone played and had fun while conversing and learning new things… Some people even played for their first time, but our international students didn’t let that stop them from participating in some friendly competition….

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Macaron, Macaroon, Macaroni?

There’s a colorful tasty sensation that’s starting to sweep the nation at places like Bon Epi near Hancock International College. I first noticed our ESL students munching on these pricy pastries a few weeks ago and when I saw the extreme price I couldn’t believe it! One tiny cookie for $3?! How could something that small be that good? So…

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Fairly Fun

For 126 years the Orange County Fair has been a growing sensation in Southern California. As summer is coming to an end the OC Fair is one sure place for our ESL Students to make memories and get around some amazing examples of American culture. Since Hancock International College is only a short drive away from the fairgrounds I thought…

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