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ESL Students Watch Houston Rockets’ Close Win

The Rockets played the Dallas Mavericks Friday and, once again, our students enjoyed all the excitement a Houston Rockets home game has to offer. While passing giant buckets of popcorn, they joined in the “Let’s go, Rockets” cheer, helping our … Continue reading

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Two Unicorns and a Woman Riding a Flamingo

October is here and so are the cooler temperatures, fall festivals and…our traditional Halloween Pizza Party and Costume Contest! Intensive English students and teachers alike wore very original costumes with a wide variety of themes. Among the usual witches and … Continue reading

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Diorgenes Borges do Brasil

Quando a companhia de Diogenes o transferiu para Houston, era so por um curto período. Depois de apenas alguns meses trabalhando meio expediente e estudando inglês em nosso programa, a empresa decidiu dar a ele uma posição permanente em sua … Continue reading

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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

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Alumni Interview: Priscilla Araya from Costa Rica

Before coming to our Intensive English Program, Priscilla had studied business administration and marketing in Costa Rica. She started in level 2 and in only ten months  completed our six-level core program. Shortly after going back home, she was hired … Continue reading

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Entrevista a una alumna: Priscilla Araya de Costa Rica

Antes de ingresar a nuestro Programa de Inglés Intensivo, Priscilla había estudiado administración de negocios y mercadeo en Costa Rica. Comenzó en el nivel 2 y en sólo diez meses completó nuestro programa esencial de seis niveles. Poco después de … Continue reading

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Red Nation Rocks!

This week students watched the Houston Rockets take on New Orleans Pelicans. It was an exciting game that was tense right up until the last point was won – the Pelicans scored a 12 point lead within the last two … Continue reading

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ESL Students Had a Merry and Bright Visit to the Houston Zoo Lights

The winter holidays are finally here and students in the Intensive English Program got to celebrate the season with a bang! To start, we had dinner and tried a variety of Christmas cookies before having a festive gift exchange at … Continue reading

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You are welcome here!

The Rice University English as a Second Language Program is taking part in the #YouAreWelcomeHere movement. This national social media campaign is spreading a friendly welcome message from U.S. higher education to international students around the world. We have welcomed … Continue reading

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Rice ESL Students Roam the Houston Zoo

Rice University intensive English students enjoyed a shady day at the Houston Zoo Tuesday, where they marveled at lions and elephants and beat the heat at the aquarium. Nestled in Hermann Park, just a short walk east of Rice University … Continue reading

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