1. 8 Things I Wish I Would Have Known Before I Came to the United States

    Food Because I am Muslim, I wish I would have known more about American food before arriving. I can’t eat pork or gelatin and this is not a problem in my country because these foods are not used. In the United States, however, these foods are very common and in many cases they are ingredients used in processed foods. When I first arrived in the United States I ate everything, only to discover la…Read More

  2. 3 Tips For Improving English Fluency

    At Crossing Borders Language Center, we offer English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for adults. We know that when you are learning a new language, you want to become fluent as quickly as possible. However, English is a complicated language that may take years to master. Fortunately, there are ways you can speak English more fluently in less time. Read our tips below for improving your English…Read More

  3. What You Need To Know About The TOEFL Test

    The TOEFL test is important for anyone who speaks English as a second language and intends to attend an English-speaking university. This widely recognized test serves as a measure of how well you speak English, and is recognized by thousands of colleges around the world. If you live in the Houston area and need to take the TOEFL test, Crossing Borders can help. We offer TOEFL test prep classes wi…Read More

  4. 3 Ways To Prepare for the TOEFL Test

    The Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, is an important part of getting into a college in the United States. This test is used to gauge your ability to speak, write, read, and understand English in an academic environment. Even if you are fluent in English, this is a challenging exam that requires a lot of preparation. Here, we will go over some ways you can best prepare for your TOEF…Read More