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Science Center (03-24-17)

Science Center (03-24-17)

The California Science Center is a dynamic destination where families, adults and children can explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, live demonstrations, innovative programs and awe-inspiring films. ESL students from Shepherd University, Los Angeles, along with their Teacher, Arin Bezik, visited this magnificent venue on their field trip, March 24, 2017. The entire…

Writing Workshop (3-21-17)

Writing Workshop (3-21-17)

On March 21, 2017, A Writing Workshop was held by Ellaine Taillandier. All students and faculty were invited to learn about what is trending in resumes these days, proper techniques to use, and areas to avoid. After the presentation, students were able to go over their current resumes and get suggestions on how to improve…

Los Angeles Arboretum (12-23-16)

Los Angeles Arboretum (12-23-16)

On the eve of the Christmas break, a few Shepherd University students and ESL instructor Judy Sullivan celebrated the end of the term with a leisurely excursion to the Los Angeles County Arboretum. The Arboretum is located on Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains. The sprawling, tree-filled 127 acres…

Getty Center (9-23-16)

Getty Center (9-23-16)

On September 23rd, Shepherd University students visited the Getty Museum Los Angeles. Kelsey, from China loved the French antiques and furniture from the 1600’s and 1700’s. Her eyes were amazed at the plush blue and red sofas, velvet beds, gold dishes and porcelain plates used by French Kings. Lana, also studying English from China, Takehiro,…

Hiking to Griffith Observatory (6-25-16)

The Observatory

On Friday, June 25 a few intrepid Shepherd University students and ESL instructor Judy Sullivan braved the summer heat and hiked to the Griffith Observatory from the lower part of Griffith Park. The temperatures in the morning were already 85- 90 degrees but fortunately, there was a cool breeze. The hike was about two and…

Getty Center (3-25-16)

Getty Center (3-25-16)

On a warm Friday in March, students of the ESL Department boarded the Shepherd University shuttle bus for a beautiful day of panoramic views and visual delights at the stunning Getty Center high in the hills of Los Angeles. Upon entering the museum shuttle which scales the mountain, students were treated to breathtaking views from…

The Broad Museum (12-24-15)

The Broad Museum (12-24-15)

On December 24th, 2015, students of the ESL Department at Shepherd Univeristy enjoyed the exciting visual and colorful displays at The Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles. Before entering the museum, teachers and students enjoyed coffee while sightseeing the artistic Grand Avenue in Dowtown. Especially interesting were the abstract installations from artist Jean-Michel Basquiat and…

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and the Grove (9-25-15)

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and the Grove (9-25-15)

On September 25, 2015, some of the ESL students at Shepherd University went to the Museum of the Holocaust, followed by a quick stop for lunch at the Grove. The museum is a reminder of the atrocities that took place during World War II against the Jews in Nazi Germany, which were orchestrated by Adolph…

Summer 2015 Academic Term – ESL Student Orientation

Shepherd University ESL Department held an orientation for the Summer 2015 academic term on Monday, July 06th, 2015.During the orientation, students were informed of necessary details to succeed in and complete the program, and we also welcomed new students from overseas. It was a meaningful time, which allowed students to prepare for the upcoming academic…

California Science Center Field Trip

California Science Center Field Trip

At the end of the Spring Semester, June 2015, Shepherd University ESL students enjoyed an enthralling and eye-opening field trip to the California Science Center near USC campus. Students were excited to see the Endeavor Spaceship before their very eyes! The Endeavor Spaceship was a successful space mission which taught the world more about space…

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