Archive for June, 2017

Tall Tales

Sometimes our ESL students have reasons to miss a class and we always understand an emergency, but sometimes our Hancock International College Staff have to point out what might be tall tales. Luckily we all just came back from an awesome break and are refreshed for a new quarter this summer. Today I wanted to share about real tall tales…

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Helen Keller Day

American heroes come in all shapes, sizes, colors and ability… or lack thereof. Hancock International College celebrates the people all around the world who triumph over adversity as well as our ESL Students who sacrifice time from their family and overcome obstacles to travel to America and study English. Today is Helen Keller Day which celebrates the life and achievements…

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Flag Apparel

Flags represent many different parts of their respective. The American flag is not only symbolic for Americans but it also represents hope and freedom to people the world over. Many people show respect these days by wearing representations of the flag on their clothes but I came to wonder, as Independence Day is near, whether wearing the flag is wrong…

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Drive-In Movies

American’s have created some amazing cultural sensations throughout our history and our ESL Students love to learn about and experience all they can while they’re here. Since Hancock International College is on Summer break I thought it might be a good time to get a taste of how American cinema used to be. Some may have seen them or heard…

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Father’s Day

Father’s Day is here and just like Mother’s Day it’s a day where Americans set aside a day to celebrate dear old Dad. I was just as curious to find out the details about Father’s day for all the Dads here at Hancock International College as well as for our ESL students who are curious about this special day. The…

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Magna Carta Day

Everything has a beginning, even basic human rights. Hancock International College is driven by our Mission Statement and backed by amazing accreditation, and our ESL students are protected by American law enforcement as they reside in the USA. But how do we even have law? Apparently today is the anniversary of the signing of one document that really started the…

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Polarized

Accessories are a worldwide tradition and can represent so many things. Sometimes accessories can also be functional like how our ESL students have amazing headphones that look cool and play sound. Basically everyone at Hancock International College has a pair of sunglasses to help take in the California sun without suffering the harmful effects. One particular kind of sunglasses capture…

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LaCroix

America loves sweet sugary soft drinks. Coca-Cola and Pepsi have dominated for so long that people wondered why soda would cause health problems when consumed in excess. I saw a staff member at  Hancock International College holding a can of a soda that looked both old and new, come to find it wasn’t soda at all. So I wanted to…

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Pony Express

Some of us, including our ESL students, may remember a time when there was no email. We had to rely on the US Postal service here in America and it was so slow that now it’s referred to as snail mail! Without the postal service it would be very hard to send official documents across the Atlantic and so we…

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Sriracha

Most Americans have seen it, many have tasted it, more and more of us love it but none of us know much about it, so for Hancock International College and our amazing ESL students I would like to share a little knowledge about the man behind Sriracha sauce! Huffingtonpost.com says, “If David Tran were a more conventional CEO, he would…

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