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Stephanie

The Eurocentres family in Vancouver is very sad to be saying goodbye to Centre Manager Stephanie Claggett, who is moving on to another career opportunity.Stephanie originally began with the company as a teacher way back in the summer of 2010. After leaving twice to pursue other personal and academic goals, she came back for good…

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Existing out of your comfort zone

While learning a language, confidence is important. It is one thing to know the rules surrounding the grammar, and to have an advanced vocabulary, but possessing the confidence to express oneself in English is imperative to language mastery. This confidence revolves around one’s ability to improvise. To speak without always knowing where your words will…

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Never a Dull Moment in Vancouver

Vancouver offers a huge variety of activities to keep you busy when you are not at school.Our activities coordinator, Michael, researches and offers a range of exciting activities for our students every Wednesday and Friday. Some of them are free, and some cost a little bit of money. Take your pick of which ones interest…

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Get Reading!

GET READING! Spring has arrived in Vancouver, and while temperatures are turning warmer, sunny days are still hard to find.  The term “April showers” is still very prominent at this time, and people continue to grumble that there is nothing to do outside of home. Or is there? Grab an umbrella and head for the…

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A letter to my Cambridge Teacher

Dear Mandy,  How are you?  I’m definitely on cloud nine ’cause I’ve got a job, yeeeahhhh… it was difficult though. On the other hand, it’s taken me only 4 days  (the process was soo quick).  Firstly, I reached an agency in Poland since they had posted on FB about some vacancies in the UK. They…

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EDLINK visiting from Thailand

Here in San Diego we’ve been gearing up, getting out, and experiencing the excitement of exploring San Diego with our group EDLINK visiting from Thailand.  They will be here for 4 weeks visiting all the wonderful sites in San Diego including museums, beaches, Balboa park and the Midway.   They are headed out this weekend  for…

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Donuts in Vancouver!

Do you like donuts? If not, what’s wrong with you? They’re deep-fried and delicious. And did you know Canadians eat more donuts than any other nation in the world? But, there is wide range of donuts, from decent to amazing. Today, I’ll introduce you to some of the options you have in Vancouver when choosing…

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Spring has sprung!

We religiously count the days of darkness and cold, wet drizzle of winter here in Vancouver. We count them because we can’t wait until the (possible) glory of spring and summer! And if colours are your thing, then get ready people because the flowers are coming! The end of March and the beginning of April…

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What To Expect in Fluency Class? Expect the Unexpected!

On the first day of my high-level Fluency class, I asked students this simple question, “Why are you here?” They looked at me and in unison said, “We’re here to practice our speaking skills.” So then, I asked them how long had they been in Canada? And more importantly, what had they done to improve…

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The inaugural, annual OWL awards!

This month the glitz and glamour of the award season has hit Oxford International Vancouver and we are celebrating with our very own awards, The OWLS! Every student in the school gets the chance to vote in this secret ballot, so all they have to do is go through the 10 different categories and choose…

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