Tag Archives: English as a Second Language

Alumni Interview: Diorgenes Borges from Brazil

When his company in Brazil relocated Diorgenes to Houston, it was only for a short period. After just a few months working part time and studying English in our program, the company decided to give him a permanent position in … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Two Green Flags; One Great Friendship

    Not long ago, we posted a picture of two former ESL students who became like sisters after developing a close friendship in our program. Immediately after, two other former students reached out to the office. They also wanted their … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Say “Boo” to Halloween!

ESL students donned their most “spooktacular” costumes this week for our annual Halloween Pizza Party & Costume Contest. From adorable angels and butterflies to downright frightening monsters, Intensive English students put on a show! But there were no tricks, only … Continue reading

Posted in Social Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Alumni Spotlight: Rice University Intensive English Program

We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies (GSCS) and of our Intensive English Program this year. For the last 50 years, GSCS has been providing personal and professional development opportunities to the Houston community, … Continue reading

Posted in Alumni Spotlight | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

ESL Students Cheer on Rockets for Another Win!

Our Houston Rockets are currently ranked 3rd in the NBA Western Conference, so our ESL students were ready for a good game when we watched the Rockets take on Orlando Magic last Tuesday! Watching the game was entertaining for our … Continue reading

Posted in Social Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Not the Same Old Song and Dance: ESL students add flair to the annual karaoke party!

It’s always fun to see our students show off their many varied talents, and one of the best opportunities for them to do so is our annual karaoke party! This year was especially fun, as we had students perform songs … Continue reading

Posted in Social Activities | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment