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September, 2019: Low hanging fruits and Deep Dives (Koga S.)

Koga Suzuki               It’s been a month and a half since I came here at North Central College. In this report, let me share a couple of reasons why I decided to come here and some experiences so far.               I’m quite sure some of you guys have a hunch that my English is hands down up to snuff already. However, I’ll come clean and admit that actually I was just scratching the surface before I came here. In other words, I was studying for the sake of studying with no clear goals. I used to utilize online conversation lesson when I was in Japan because I could ensure to […]

NCC Lives 7: Finishing NCC

I spent  almost eight months at North Central College for and I could understand how NCC life was and how the culture is different from that of Japan.  In this paper, I would like to talk about why I want to recommend North Central College for study abroad. First, the classroom is well-organized. There are so many classes that accommodate a very tiny number of students from ten to twenty students. In these classes, students are active on discussing. In my education class, for example, we were not only talking about how we would teach English to students, but also, we demonstrated how to teach in front of the audience. […]

NCC Lives 5: New Year for Tomoyuki

              Happy New Year! I wish everyone happiness this year.               First, Christmas day is quite different from that of Japan. I visited one host family of my friend, then we passed a Christmas card which is like happy new year card in Japan. The family made great dishes for us. We ate a lot, after that we ate homemade cookies. Finally, we watched a Christmas movie. It was a very quiet and relaxing time. Christmas day in America is very similar to Happy New Year’s day in Japan. Usually, university students in Japan spend time with boyfriends, girlfriends, and friends, not with family. Then, they eat salad, meat, sushi […]

Information for NCC Study 2020 -2021

About NCC NCC is a 4-year liberal arts college founded in 1861. It has more than 100 majors and programs from which undergraduates can choose! It also has an English Language Institute for international students. The English Department at the Faculty of Education has and NCC have had an exchange program since 2004. For the 2020 – 2021 academic year (Starting in August, 2020), there is an opportunity for two students to study at NCC for one or two semesters. Basic Information Number of students: About 3000 Student backgrounds: 26 states, 20 countries Standard class size: 19 Faculty to Student ratio: 1:14 Location: Naperville, Illinois Home page: http://northcentralcollege.edu/home 2019-2020 Academic […]

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