Archive for July, 2017

American Food – Tater Tots

We Americans love to fry our food! Especially our potatoes! Our ESL Students love to enjoy French fries with a cheeseburger on breaks from Hancock International College, but there’s one way to fry a potato that’s truly American. Check it out! Visionlaunch.com says, “Tater tots. …Crunchy little potato chunks…People love them so much even the Aussies took a stab at…

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American Food – S’Mores

Many of our ESL students have been enjoying time at the beach this summer. Stay long enough at the beach and a bonfire is bound to happen, and with bonfires come all sorts of things we Americans toast over the open flame. In America all of us at Hancock International College know what happens no matter what.. Toasted Marshmallows! And…

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American Food – Pecan Pie

Continuing on with my American Food journey today I will share with our ESL students about Pecan Pie! Hancock International College has had many a Pecan Pie show up for various holiday Potlucks and I felt like a little explanation would go a long way. Eater.com says, “The American-born dessert’s origins date back to the late 19th century, and the…

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Moon Landing

Today I thought our ESL students would appreciate knowing about some heroes from the Moon Landing! As July 20th is the anniversary of this day in history we at Hancock International College hope to visit the moon one day ourselves! Nationalheroesday.com says, “There were 400,000 Americans who worked on the Apollo Program. In fact, the entire space program of that…

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American Food – Cheeseburgers

After last week’s delicious barbecue the questions from ESL students all boiled… or broiled rather… down to one question alone… Are Cheeseburgers American!? The answer as with many things is both yes and no! So as usual it is my duty to Hancock International College to find out the truth and share it with our international students. This inspired me…

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Air Traffic Control Day

No matter how many countries they come from, something every international ESL student has in common is the way they traveled to Hancock International College; Airplanes! People say the automobile traffic is bad in California, but they never think of how the traffic functions in the sky! For those who don’t understand the importance of Air Traffic Controllers I wanted…

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Independence Day

The history of America’s Independence Day has rippled through the centuries and changed the world! Hancock International College takes pride in the foundation for freedom laid for us by our forefathers. That our independence has brought inspiration to people all around the globe is exemplified in each ESL student that walks through our door. Here’s a take on the history…

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