Archive for May, 2019

How Do Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan?

Here at Hancock International College some of our ESL students celebrate a wide range of holidays. As Ramadan is nearing its end, we would like to share a little information about the Islamic holiday that marks the end of Ramadan that many of our international students may not be familiar with.  According to the Fiqh Council of North America the…

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Learning American Football

Learning American football—or as we say just “football”—isn’t always so popular for our international students here at Hancock International College. However, football and baseball are part of American culture and our language as well. Even those of us that are not fans of these particular sports still use the expressions that come from these sports daily. Of course being able…

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TOEFL iBT Changes Coming August 1st of 2019

Many of our ESL students here at Hancock International College are preparing for the TOEFL iBT exam. Although ETS, the creators of the TOEFL, have not officially announced anything, reliable sources say that there will be significant changes coming August 1st of this year. International students can breathe a little lighter because these changes are for the better—better as in…

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New Muppet

All around the world children without parents need care, food, and shelter. To raise awareness about these issues the famous TV show, Sesame Street, has a new character named Foster. Hancock International College has many staff members who were impacted by Sesame Street as children and we thought we’d share how this show raises awareness to our ESL students. Goodnewsnetwork.org…

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