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Study English at PELA - where students from around the world
learn English in unique and effective English language programs

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Guadalupe, Switzerland & Colombia
Guadalupe, Switzerland & Colombia
My favorite activity was hiking in Forest Park and exploring PORTLAND as much as possible! I really liked the live music in Portland, too. The concert of “Megafaun” at Mississippi Studios was particularly amazing.
Tiziana, Switzerland
Tiziana, Switzerland
People in PORTLAND are very nice and open-minded. I enjoyed going out and easily meeting new people. The city is also very nice and it is easy to get around. I enjoyed trying to find new ethnic restaurants. I also enjoyed going to bowl and play pool. There are also many bars with nice music and food.
Chakaphan, Thailand
Chakaphan, Thailand
Every STAFF PERSON and TEACHER is very nice and friendly. They are willing to answer my questions no matter what they were. My time at PELA was wonderful!
- Rebeca, Costa Rica
- Rebeca, Costa Rica
To VOLUNTEER in the French American International School and help people to learn Spanish was fun. I felt very comfortable because I could learn and practice English at the same time I could teach them about Spanish.

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