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Oliver, Venezuela
Oliver, Venezuela
I came to PORTLAND only 12 days ago, but already I’ve had many good experiences. Every day I have a full life.
- Franzel, Switzerland
- Franzel, Switzerland
I liked the INTEGRATED SKILLS class because it was fun and we always talked and talked and talked about different topics. It was very interesting.
The IELTS teacher is brilliant! He teaches in the way that makes the students believe in themselves and their skills.  He is very motivating!
Diego, Uruguay
Diego, Uruguay
Everything was perfect with my HOST FAMILY. I had many opportunities to practice my English with them, and we did activities around Portland every week. My favorite meal they made for me was American barbeque!

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