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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

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Gifts and Games Galore at the Rice Intensive English Holiday Party!

‘Twas the night before finals and all through the city, ESL students were studying most intently. They needed a break or their tired brains were done, So we were off to Dave & Buster’s to have well-earned fun!’ Yesterday was … Continue reading

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Rice ESL Students Do the Zoo!

Although the first day of fall in Texas isn’t quite cool enough for sweaters, Thursday was sunny and breezy, PERFECT weather for a trip to the Houston Zoo. ESL students spent the day wandering around Houston’s 55 acre zoo, thoroughly … Continue reading

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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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Bingo and Hot Dogs to Celebrate Independence Day

America’s biggest party of the year is Independence Day, when we commemorate becoming an independent country back in 1776, so we decided to celebrate with our ESL students! We invited Intensive English students to “party like it’s 1776” by participating … 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 Learn to Boot Scoot for the Rodeo!

Visitors to Rice University who drove past the lawn in front of the Anderson-Clarke Center last Friday enjoyed quite a show! In preparation for our trip to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo that evening, four rodeo volunteers visited us … Continue reading

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