They come to our Toronto Hostel from allover the world.
Two of the latest (and lovliest) arrivals hail from the Island of Tenerife, the largest of the Canary Islands of the Atlantic coast of Africa.
As so many young, Spanish speaking students are doing, they are here to improve their English. Both girls attend University and English is important on the Islands as tourism is the main industry.
With the exception of visitors from Spain, the British comprise the largest group of the some 10 million foreign tourists who visit annually.
The pair have ennrolled in a three-week intensive course at a language school. And at the end of their term we’ll wager we ‘ll see a marked improvement in their language skills.