Why To Volunteer?

Volunteering at a Kids Up Front event

Why you should be a volunteer…. Volunteering is not just for locals! It gives international students a lot of great opportunities. If you speak English well, you can meet native speakers easily, but if you do not, oh man! Sometimes you feel like you can only speak and hear people from your own country. When Read more…

Terry Fox Fundraiser

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CSLI Fundraiser for the Terry Fox Foundation to assist cancer research   For the 11th consecutive year, staff, teachers and students of CSLI in Vancouver continue the tradition and this year helped raise close to $1000 for the Terry Fox Foundation supporting cancer research. The funds were raised through school led activities such as Bingo for Charity, BC Lions Football Read more…

Get to Know the Student: Ricardo

Ricardo Rodrigues

VANCOUVER ADVENTURES Hello, everyone  in Vancouver or around the world! My name is Ricardo Rodrigues and I am an English student at CSLI, Canadian as a Second Language Institute in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I was born in Brazil in the historical  Cidade de Goiás (Goiás City). In my childhood I started to draw with coal on Read more…

My English and My New Family in Vancouver

Nasser

Nasser came to CSLI with almost no English. He has impressed us with his hard work and strong desire to make progress which has allowed him to improve leaps and bounds. He is now communicating with ease and has made tons of new friends from all over the world. Hello, my name is Nasser, and Read more…

Making a Great Video by student/videographer Yoichi

Yoichi at work

Making a Great Video  By Yoichi Takahashi from Japan CSLI student and videographer extraordinaire Making a video – this could sound difficult. But for me it isn’t because I know it’s easy. If you know a few tips about video, then your skill will increase amazingly. Today I’m going to show you some tips to Read more…