Entries by Christina

Fred from China

To be completely honest, the only reason that I chose to take school at Charles Bloom was just because I thought the name sounds cool. I had no idea that it is in a small town in the first place, or that the transportation is not that convenient or that my homestay would stop me from speaking Chinese. The first few weeks were difficult, but now my teachers and homestay were encouraged me to go out and make some Canadian friends and hang out with them. Now, after less than a year, I can speak English really well, I know how to respect people in a Western way and what is the polite Canadian way to work with people. I also have a close friend named Justin, who is my neighbor. I don’t know how good Kal or schools in Vernon are, but I love the time I’ve spent in Lumby so far, and will look forward to next year. I love my friends in here, I love my homestay here, I love my teachers in here, especially Reid, I love the people here and I really love the quiet and peace here. All I have to say is, pack […]

Becky from China

I recommend coming to Bloom because we have an awesome teacher here who is Reid! I chose to come to Bloom because it is a small school which will provide a good start for international students entering Canada. I also appreciate Bloom and Lumby because it is small, teachers will pay more attention to you than other schools, and you will learn English more often. You can also make lots of Canadian friends in Lumby, which is much different than Vernon, which is only 20 minutes away. Lumby students are all really nice and friendly. If you like Chinese food, we have a Chinese restaurant here, or if you want to try some good Canadian food, we have a few Canadian restaurants here as well. Here is the most important thing that I want to tell all the Chinese secretly: 学校小 容易拿分 好毕业 更容易进好的大学