Archive for December, 2017

Eggnog

One holiday tradition that seems to receive divided opinion among our ESL students is a beverage known as Eggnog. It may be the name that, although accurate, throws people off….

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With Candy Canes…

Candy comes in all different forms with every holiday celebrated and in America we love our candy canes. Our ESL students helped decorate our Hancock International College Christmas Tree with…

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What’s Cookie-ing?

There’s no shortage of cookies going around Hancock International College today. Sadly our ESL students will have to miss out but I’m sure they’re having their own parties to celebrate…

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Holy Holly Day

Hancock International College is quieter with the students on break for the holidays. That doesn’t change that today is actually Holly Day! Our ESL students might not celebrate this day,…

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Chestnuts Roasting

Most all Americans have heard the Christmas song lyrics, “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” but not many have actually tasted roasted chestnuts this day in age. Out of curiosity…

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Hot Chocolate

Some like it hot and some like it cold. Like how many of our ESL students prefer warm water rather than the American tradition of cold water. A holiday tradition…

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Gingerbread Houses

American families have many different traditions around the holidays. Some have games, feasts, vacations or events. Some…like a few of us here at Hancock International College… make Gingerbread houses. Our…

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America’s Online

The Christmas season in America is all about shopping online these days. These days online shopping is becoming more and more prevalent. And it’s putting brick and mortar stores out…

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Letter Writing Day

This time of year families at Hancock International College begin to send and receive Holiday Greeting Cards. Writing letters of course used to be an everyday occurrence but this day…

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