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Goodbye Letters

Goodbye Letters

Introduction by ELI Instructor Barb T: The goodbye letters written by my 520W students are the product of a very simple assignment in the last week of class. The in-class assignment: ** Choose one of the following headings that we’ve brainstormed on the board, such as: Goodbye, We’ve come full circle, Farewell, It’s week 15 […]

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Stop Pestering Me, Mother!

My mom cannot stop telling me to lose weight, even though I know my weight is a bit on the heavy end, being eighty-five kilograms. She talks about it everyday. She pressures me constantly in hope that I will have a good body to attract many girls. Before, I kept going to the gym, playing […]

International Night

International Night

Let’s talk about a topic that has been on all the ELI students’ minds for the whole week: International Night! Thought it took place on a cold and snowy Friday evening, the atmosphere in the SUB was way warmer, mainly because of the students, teachers…and our amazing CAs. The room was filled with the smell […]

Whistler Peak's Inukshuk - Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

My First Time Skiing

Some people say, “to encounter the wilderness is to court risk, and risk favors the senses, enabling one to live well.’’  Before I came to Vancouver, I had never thought that one day I would need to be mature and independent to adapt to my life. In contrast, people who live in Vancouver enjoy nature […]

Linda Davies' 300W Class at ELI

Our First Halloween

This article was written collaboratively by Mohammed Alamer, Tariq Almubarak, Alaa Alshayeb, Rawabi, Atalya Baransano, Oriana Chacon, Nicole Kuang, Won Jun Lee (Steve), Mona Saigh, Fumie Yonemoto, and Amy Zhang. First Time: This was the first time for me to celebrate Halloween, so it was a strange experience.  Last Saturday, I found some free time, […]

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