Archive for September, 2016

Voter Registration

The freedom we enjoy here in the United States of America is reliant on the rights of the people. The right to vote is one that is cherished by those who understand the magnitude of such a right. Today is National Voter Registration Day and all of us at Hancock International College are ready to make sure we can vote…

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Irvine Global Village Festival

Amazing local events keep popping up and I’m so excited to experience the Irvine Global Village Festival tomorrow! I have only heard a little about it and I heard how much fun our ESL students had at the Santa Ana Art Walk and so I wanted to learn more and recommend that everyone at Hancock International College stop by and…

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Top of the World

Top of the World Hancock International College has a group of ESL Students who wanted to get even more out of their experience here in beautiful Orange County California. They’re called the Hancock International Student Association! We’re excited for them to embark on fun adventures and apply what they’ve been learning here in class while creating long lasting friendships with…

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Native Fruits

I recently wrote about sugar and it got me thinking about the exotic fruits I’ve been able to try from all of the places I’ve traveled to. I remember how different fruits I knew and loved tasted in their native lands. Our ESL students come to California to study at Hancock International College and find many of the foods they…

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Thank You

I’ve always heard it’s important to have an attitude of gratitude. Being grateful for what we do have instead of negative about what we do not have. I believe this is the kind of attitude that makes Hancock International College such a great environment. Our international students are grateful for the opportunity to study English with us and move closer…

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Sugar

Sweets are at the heart of many American success stories, and everyone loves a tasty dessert at the end of a great meal. We all obviously love our donuts at Hancock International College and our ESL students enjoy exploring all the sugary satisfying dishes offered at almost every restaurant around! What I started to wonder was why a smoothie made…

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But We Were on a Break…

Only a couple short weeks until Hancock International College begins the Fall Quarter and I know our ESL students are on a break and having a blast exploring Orange County, California and surrounding areas to get the most out of their experience in America! It’s still important for everyone to stay focused and be ready for their next classes so…

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California

California is a special place for an infinite number of reasons and our ESL students come to study with us from all around the world for just that reason. Sometimes I think our faculty and staff at Hancock International College become complacent of the fact that we live in such an amazing state.  So I wanted to take a look…

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National Pledge of Allegiance Day

Growing up, Americans go to school every week day with the expectation of starting each day in class by putting their hand over their heart and pledging allegiance to the flag of the United States of America. Although that’s not a part of our every day at Hancock International College we all have great love for our country and love…

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Labor Day

This Monday is a national holiday and since we all love longer weekends I thought I’d share the story this upcoming national holiday so our International students can appreciate it a little more. Those who have jobs know how hard it is to trade their time and work every day to support their family and their goals. Hancock International College…

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