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Embassy English 23 December 2015 - by Julie Grubert, Academic Program Manager

The story behind the photo: Improve your English in Boston!


Want to know what really goes on in our English Schools? We look at some of the photos our English schools post from around the world and dig a little deeper to find out the story behind them. Here’s one from our English School in Boston. Let’s  zoom in and take a closer look at what’s going on.

Improve your English in Boston

Where are you and what’s happening? We are in the Student Lounge. Maria, Fernando, and Yue are helping promote the Giving Tree in order to raise money for Embassy’s charity, “Building Futures” to help build an elementary school in Sri Lanka

What were you doing just before the photo was taken?

Setting up the tree and decorating it with paper pumpkins of various denominations for students to pick off the tree and donate money.

What would we see 5 paces to the left?

Carlos practicing the ring toss in preparation for the tournament during the upcoming party – another activity planned to raise money for Building Futures.

What 3 words would you use to describe this day?

Spirited, generous, enthusiastic

How does this help explain the “Embassy Experience”?

There are always different activities to participate in and opportunities to interact with students and staff members.  These are great ways to improve your English in Boston.

Can you tell us 5 things to do within walking distance of your school?

  1. Ride the famous swan boats in the Public Garden
  2. Walk along the historic Freedom Trail
  3. Visit the impressive Massachusetts State House
  4. Watch a show in the bustling Theater District
  5. Grab a delicious bite to eat in Chinatown
Improve your English in Boston

The impressive Massachusetts State House

What are your 3 favourite things to do in the city?

  1. Watch a sporting event – The Bruins, the Celtics, or the Red Sox
  2. Visit a museum or aquarium – The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Science, or the New England Aquarium
  3. Eat authentic Italian food in the North End neighborhood

What 3 words do you think sum up your city?

Historic, educational, multicultural

Improve your English in Boston

Embassy Boston students in a park along the Charles River in Boston

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