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Ice Breakers and Snacks at the Fall Meet and Greet

Here at the Rice University Intensive English Program we’ve started a brand new session, and almost half of our currently enrolled students are new to the program, so we hosted one of our new session Meet and Greets! Both new … Continue reading

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Movie Night with Friends, Popcorn…and Dinosaurs!

We’ve had a few rainy afternoons this week in Houston, and one of the best things to do when it’s raining is settle into the couch and watch a movie…so that’s what our ESL students did on Wednesday. We stayed … Continue reading

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ESL Students Savor the Flavor of Summer in Houston

Last week, our hard working Intensive English students earned themselves a special treat…an ice cream social! This is one of our favorite events of the year, as both our morning and afternoon students have the opportunity to mingle with students … Continue reading

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ESL Students Have an XTREMEly Good Time at the Circus!

We love taking our Intensive English students to the circus when it comes to town every summer! This year, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey outdid themselves with their exciting “CIRCUS XTREME” show. Students especially enjoyed watching dancers perform on … Continue reading

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Gorgeous day for a picnic and games

There is a saying that goes, “April showers bring May flowers”, but the weather in Houston was nothing but sunshine and warm breezes on Tuesday…absolutely PERFECT for an Intensive English Program picnic! It was a gorgeous day for all the … Continue reading

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ESL Students LOVE to Party!

For Valentine’s Day, what do you give to the ESL student who has everything? A big Valentine’s Party, of course! On February 11, we threw our first annual Valentine’s Party, complete with chocolate, conversation hearts, valentine-themed coloring sheets, and, everyone’s … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet to Start the New Year

After a nice long holiday break for students, the Rice Intensive English Program is back in full swing! We are so glad to have our returning students back for another session, and just as excited to welcome over one hundred … Continue reading

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Coffee, Tea and a Well Deserved Break

With finals just around the corner, our Intensive English students really needed a break. Now that the weather has cooled off in Houston, is there a better excuse to pause from studying than coffee? During the break in between classes, … Continue reading

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Making friends at the Meet and Greet

Fall is when traditional undergraduate and graduate degree programs start at Rice University, and it is also when the largest group of new ESL students arrives each year. With over one hundred new students entering our program this September, it … Continue reading

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