Teacher Interview: Sara Manning (the Listening and Pronunciation expert)

Sara and Winston

Sara Manning is CSLI’s Listening and Pronunciation teacher extraordinaire. She also teaches the Listening and Accent Reduction Diploma program. Her classes are very challenging but students love them not only because they are of huge benefit for them but also because of Sara’s personality and sense of humour. Her dog Winston is as popular as Read more…

Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)

PNE

On August 16 was the opening of the Pacific National Exhibition (also known as PNE) that lasts until the September 1st. The most varied attractions can be seen: the luxurious display of Game of Thrones (featuring the famous Iron Throne and a simulator of the Wall) or a competition of dogs and many shows. CSLI Read more…

Have you ever gone skydiving?

It sounds interesting and even exciting, doesn’t it?  I could say it was the best experience ever. From now on, I would like to talk about one of my bucket list items I’ve just marked off. A couple of weeks ago, as you may have heard, some of my CSLI friends went skydiving. We had Read more…

How it feels to say goodbye

At the beginning while I was watching the tour video on CSLI’s website and I watched the testimonies of the students my firsts thoughts were “It’s difficult to believe it” “how could a school change their lives?” But now that I have lived this “Canadian” life, I can believe how this school and this environment Read more…

Why I love CSLI and Vancouver

At the beginning I didn’t know what to expect from this city. I was overwhelmed because all of the unresolved situations I left in my country. On my first day, three months ago, I was feeling so nervous. I mean it’s not just another school. It’s also in another language. What if they couldn’t understand Read more…

I’m not sad because it came to an end, I’m happy because it happened!

I didn’t have any expectations before coming to Vancouver, I really use this strategy in my life to avoid disappointments, so I couldn’t imagine how amazing it would be. After almost 6 months here I can say that I’m another person, I changed for the best, I have so many histories to tell, so many Read more…