Archive for August, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Update

Hancock International College sends love and hope to all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. In case our ESL students want a small update and want to know how to help there is information below of what’s been going on and how to donate to the relief effort. Nytimes.com says, “Across Harvey’s devastating path, countless people woke up Monday on cots…

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Hurricane Harvey

Our ESL students must be grateful to be experiencing America here in California for many reasons. One of those reasons being that Hancock International College is far from the current storm near Texas. As natural phenomena like this occur around the world we all pay attention and so I thought I’d share how one news station is covering “Hurricane Harvey.”…

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Waffles

It seems that Hancock International College loves to explore American food. Why? Because we eat three times a day I think that must be it. Our ESL students are on a mission to try as many different breakfasts as they can and since today is National Waffle Day I thought I’d share about their story. Nationaldaycalendar.com says, “The first United…

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Eat a Peach

Americans have all heard of a Georgia Peach. I thought that might mean they came from Georgia, but Peaches have a much richer history to share with our ESL students. Maybe one of our Hancock International College staff will make a tasty peach cobbler for thanksgiving! Baderpeaches.com says, “Peaches originated in China where they were cultivated since the early days…

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Poet’s Day

We were blinded by the light of The Great American Eclipse today along with our ESL students… figuratively that is. The moon did more than cover the sun because an important holiday was itself eclipsed. Today is also known as Poet’s Day and Hancock International College loves its poetry! As poetry has come from all around the world I wanted…

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American Food – Milkshakes

Our ESL students have access to so many different kinds of food in America that “variety” seems like nothing compared to the overwhelming selection around Hancock International College. Venture anywhere in America and you’re bound to find one of these on the menu. Best of all most places don’t mess up a good Milkshake. Here’s something about how they came…

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American Food – Doughnut Holes

It is tradition that on Fridays at Hancock International College we provide an assortment of donuts to our ESL students. Among the assortment we have a tradition within the tradition as we always have a box of doughnut holes for those who only want a small taste of heaven. Some of our International students wonder why they’re called doughnut holes…

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American Food – Mac ‘n’ Cheese

Sometimes we want food fast but don’t want unhealthy fast food. Now a lot of cheese isn’t the best thing for any of us at Hancock International College but our ESL students know that Americans love cheese! Growing up many Americans these days had working moms who needed to make fast dinner and Macaroni and Cheese, or, Mac ‘n’ Cheese…

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The Great American Eclipse

Normally Hancock International College is the best place to be. But once every century or so space has to do something cool and this time our view is more like second best. Our ESL students are lucky to be in America for such an exciting phenomenon as a total solar eclipse called “The Great American Eclipse.” Nationaleclipse.com says, “A solar…

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American Food – Meatloaf

What’s for dinner? So many things! But what did Americans do when food was less abundant? Our ESL students have been reporting back with their adventures trying American food, so I wanted to keep adding to the educational aspect of my American food series with a family favorite. When you are on a budget or just want to eat your…

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