SOLEX College Blog
Posted in by Patrick on 17 Jan 2017
In this video, Patrick discusses some of his favorite expressions including "down the road", "hit the road", "pull over", and his favorite, "backseat driver". SOLEX College invites you to study English in the USA!
Posted in in English Language by Cristina on 05 Jan 2017
Sometimes we all try to do something that is too big or too complicated for us to do, i.e. we try to bite off more than we can chew. It has nothing to do with food, it can relate to anything we want to do.
Posted in in Life in Chicago on 01 Jan 2017
Good bye 2016 and welcome 2017! We complied our best 2016 photos for this video on YouTube. It was a great year for SOLEX College and our students. Thank you for being a part of the journey!
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 20 Dec 2016
You will be surprised to know that according to American traditions, the bride's family pays for the wedding! Well, not for all of it, but for the biggest part for sure. If you are a father of a daughter, be prepared to pay for the engagement party, the entire reception
Posted in in Business Careers by Sydney Frazer on 22 Nov 2016
For many students, college is an early introduction to international students and traveling abroad. Whether you’ve had a chance to break out the passport recently, or simply seen another country through the eyes of a classmate, you may be considering the possibility of moving to another country after graduation. Whether you want to teach yoga in Thailand or English in Venezuela, consider these 5 tips for finding work abroad
Posted in in Life in Chicago by Cristina on 17 Nov 2016
The Chicago Riverwalk is a beautiful open pedestrian waterfront which is located in downtown Chicago. It stretches from Lake Shore Drive to Franklin street and it is referred to as "the second lakefront" of the city. You can walk along the Riverwalk and find numerous restaurants and bars, boat tours, kayak rentals, and other activities here.
Posted in in Life in Chicago on 03 Nov 2016
Who would have thought that an unsuspecting goat could play such an important part in Chicago Cubs history, and be connected to a curse that haunted the team and halted any attempt at winning the World Series?
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 31 Oct 2016
As you all probably know, today we are celebrating HALLOWEEN! But do you know why and how we celebrate it? The origins of trick-or-tricking remain hazy and it is still unknown exactly when it was coined.
Posted in in Life in Chicago by Cristina on 27 Oct 2016
The Chicago Cubs are a professional American baseball team which plays its home games at Wrigley Field, located on the North Side. Those of you who are in Chicago now must have recently seen tons of white flags with W on them everywhere in the city and around it. What does this flag symbolize and what does W stand for?
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 26 Oct 2016
Halloween is coming and you can see standard decorations and symbols of the holiday everywhere. In this post I will introduce you to 10 most common symbols of Halloween