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Intensive English Students Have an Intensive Texan Experience

Intensive English Students got a real taste of Texas this week, as they learned to line-dance, enjoyed the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, and experienced the concert of a lifetime with rock legend, Carlos Santana. HLSR’s fantastic volunteers came to … Continue reading

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We Love Our ESL Students and Teachers!

In the United States, people celebrate Valentine’s Day by exchanging Valentine’s cards, candy or flowers with friends, family and their significant other, and telling their loved ones how much they appreciate them. We expressed our love for ESL students and … 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 Celebrate International Education Week with Food and Dancing

This week is International Education Week, a time to highlight the benefits of international education and exchange. With students from five continents and 25 different countries this session, the Rice Intensive English Program has a lot to celebrate – and celebrate … Continue reading

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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

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A Cooler-Than-You-Think Visit to the Museum of Fine Arts

Rice University ESL students enjoyed experiencing the vibrant and growing arts community in Houston, beating the heat to cool off in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. One of the largest museums in the United States, the MFAH holds a … Continue reading

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Fireworks at the Bingo Table

ESL students celebrated the “Red, White and Blue” at Rice University, enjoying American staples like hot dogs, chili dogs, and veggie burgers. America’s biggest holiday, Independence Day, celebrates the day the American colonies declared themselves independent of the British Empire. … Continue reading

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ESL Students Get Their Boots on for the Rodeo!

The sun was shining and the weather was perfect for learning to line dance Wednesday! Every year we take students to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to experience the largest rodeo in the world and something truly Houstonian. To … Continue reading

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ESL Students Watch the Houston Rockets Work Their “Magic” on Orlando

Our students watched history being made on Tuesday night as the Houston Rockets took on the Orlando Magic and Houston’s star player, James Harden, broke league records left and right! We enjoyed an incredible game, watching Harden score a record … Continue reading

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ESL Students “Strike” Up New Friendships at Bowling Night!

With classes meeting four hours daily for seven week sessions, we often think we know our Intensive English students very well by the middle of the session…but sometimes they still surprise us! Last week, we discovered that a number of … Continue reading

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