To celebrate the end of Session 2, IIC hosted a potluck barbeque in Golden Gate Park. Many members of our international student body brought unique and delicious dishes from their home countries. To say there was an abundance of amazing food seems like an understatement! We all got to mingle and munch for a […]
Kinga Kulcsar, an old IIC student and aspiring filmmaker, recently sent us the nearly completed version of her thesis film: Swan. She is currently studying at the David Lynch MA in Film program. With her film 90% complete, Kinga needs a bit of extra funding to finish this masterpiece. Check out her film below as […]
At IIC we are lucky to have an especially wonderful group of teachers. Besides their genuine passion for teaching, they each host an adventurous spirit and have loads of interesting stories from across the globe. Here are some fun facts that a few teachers have shared. Can you guess which experience belongs to your teacher? […]
I’m not sure how long I’ll stay at the concert. I’ll play it by ear. To “play it by ear” is an idiom that we use when we make decisions based on how a situation progresses. In the example above, the person doesn’t know how long he will stay at the concert. Depending on how the […]
Arwa, winner of the Photo Essay Contest, is the first student to be featured on our Student Spotlight post! We’ll be publishing interviews with your fellow IIC students as a means of getting to know one another and other cultures. — Name & Place of Origin Arwa Alanazi, Saudi Arabia Why do you want to […]
Hey ESL students! Take a look at this great MEET UP group in San Francisco!
We are proud to announce the winner of IIC’s Photo Essay Contest: Arwa Alanazi! Arwa impressed us with her visual and verbal summary of her class field trip. Check out her writing and photography below! — It was a one day tour. We started on the morning. I went with my school to several places […]
to spruce up verb // to make neat or tidy I’m going to spruce up my apartment before my guests arrive.
Have any of you IIC students had a chance to check out the delightful Castro Theatre yet? The Castro Theatre is a beautiful movie palace built in 1922. The architecture alone is reason enough to visit this place. You’ll immediately feel as if you’ve entered into another era. Perhaps one of the most charming parts of […]