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Take Care

As the long-awaited winter blast of sub-zero temperatures hit the Vancouver area this past week, we are reminded that the number of students (and teachers!) affected by flu and cold viruses may increase.  Other than washing your hands frequently, here are some other tips to stay healthy: Watch the weather forecast and be prepared.  Remember…

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The Vancouver Public Library

The central branch of the Vancouver Public Library really stands out, with its fascinating architecture. This beautiful library offers resources on nine levels. As well as over a thousand ESL books, the central branch offers some other amazing facilities: The Inspiration Lab is a recording studio where you can record and edit audio and video…

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Toronto Christmas Market

Throughout the months of November and December, our students had the pleasure of visiting Toronto’s renowned Christmas Market. Held in the historic distillery district of Toronto, the market is an annual event that hosts people from all around the world looking to celebrate with lots of Christmas cheer. They were welcomed by the “Massive Christmas…

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Happy New Year from San Diego!

Happy New Year from Oxford International/ Eurocentres San Diego! We had a wonderful end of the year. Students enjoyed tasty candy canes and delicious hot chocolate as we decorated the school, a holiday tree and made snowflakes. Playing holiday Karaoke was a blast for all of the students and staff. Teachers Liz and Amber were…

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Rockin’ out in Van

Many of our students are actually unaware of the great live music scene here in Vancouver. Music has been an instrumental (pardon the pun) part of Vancouver’s entertainment and culture scene. Today I’m going to tell you about a couple of great music venues and some even better bands, singers, or artists coming to Van…

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Victor and Anna Maria from Brazil

For this blog we would like to introduce a very happily married couple called Victor and Anna Maria from Brazil. Victor studied with us for just 1 month and Anna Maria came for just 2 weeks. Although their time was short, they agreed to make a short video testimony (see it on our Instagram: Oxford…

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Winter Activites in Vancouver

Now that winter has arrived in Vancouver, there are lots of fun activities to do around town. Getting out and finding something fun to do is always easy this time of year. One of the most popular is outdoor ice skating at the Robson Square ice rink, which is a short walk from the school….

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Returning to Canada for a Toronto student was as great the second time as it was the first.

    Daniel was in his sixth semester at Monterrey University studying Industrial Design when he decided that he would need English to really make headway in his profession. And so, during a semester break instead of returning home to Mexico City to be with family or partying with friends, he registered at Eurocentres Toronto…

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Thanksgiving Potluck

    Today in Sunny San Diego  Eurocentres’ students and staff created a Thanksgiving experience we will forever remember. Even though many of our students and even some staff members are far from home, many brought their home to us with dishes from Turkey, China, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Japan, France and even Brazil. As…

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The Christmas Parade

  As the snow was blowing on Sunday November 18th, our students were treated to a 114-year-old Toronto tradition.  The Santa Claus Parade is an annual event that features festive holiday floats in order to ring in the holiday season in the city.  These include marching bands, reindeer, dancers and even Santa Claus himself!  Torontonians…

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