San Francisco’s Neighborhoods
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San Francisco’s Neighborhoods

by CISL SF student,  Cornelia Ineichen Growing up in a Swiss city with 80,000 habitants, moving to San Francisco was quite a big thing. When you’ve never lived here before, this venture can be confusing. This town is kind of weird if you have no idea what’s awaiting you. All in all, San Francisco is...

Roman’s Favorite San Francisco Bars!
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Roman’s Favorite San Francisco Bars!

By CISL SF Student, Roman If you study English at CISL San Francisco, it will be easy for you to make a lot of new friends from all over the world. You spend time with them in class and also maybe after class in the school activities. Today, I will recommend some places for to...

A Drink with a View: San Francisco’s Best Rooftop Bars
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A Drink with a View: San Francisco’s Best Rooftop Bars

Would you like to take a break from studying while you are a student at CISL San Francisco? The following list includes some of San Francisco’s best rooftop bars, as suggested by locals. Grab a drink at one of these locations and enjoy a view of the beautiful city skyline! Cheers! Best Rooftop Bars in SF...

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CISL SF’s Beginning Summer Picnic

CISL San Francisco students, staff and teachers enjoyed a wonderful “Welcome to Summer Patio Party” on the rooftop terrace this past Friday.The weather in San Francisco has been significantly warmer than usual so it was a great opportunity for everyone to enjoy some time outside. Lunch consisted of both vegetarian and meaty pizzas and students...

San Francisco Food Truck Adventure
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San Francisco Food Truck Adventure

 San Francisco has so many different restaurants that a person could eat at a different restaurant every day for a year, and still not even scratch the surface of the diversity of restaurants available. Now this list of eateries has gotten even longer because of the delicious food available on wheels. That’s right, FOOD...

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Suggested international student activity: free rooftop yoga Sundays in SF

San Francisco has just been named The Healthiest City in the United States, so it comes as no surprise that there are many organized (and free!) exercise activities throughout the city. A popular option is the Lombardi Sports Rooftop Yoga Class, which is held every Sunday. The class is a perfect way for students living...

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Winter in San Francisco

by CISL SF student, Philipp Bourdon (Germany) On December 5th, 2010 my plane landed in San Francisco. My booking involved four weeks studying in Converse International School of Languages and eight weeks Volunteer English program. Also, I am living for those three months in a home stay. I spent Christmas and New Year’s Eve in...

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CISL SF Students Attend Hillary Clinton & Condoleeza Rice Events

Both Hillary and Condoleeza appeared at different days as part of the Commonwealth club event. Jean-Pierre Guittard made an announcement at the school during graduation letting all students know that CISL SF had bought free tickets for Hillary’s speech and for Condoleeza’s speech (enough for an entire class of about 8 people). Jean-Pierre wanted our...

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Our new intern in San Francisco

Hey, My name is Julia, and I am staying in San Francisco for three months. At home in Berlin, Germany, I study English in order to be a High School teacher. Obviously, my English has to be very good and I am happy that I found the homepage of Converse by browsing the Web some...