Free Information Sessions about Teaching English as a Second Language

Free Information Sessions about Teaching English as a Second Language

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Our highly qualified instructors answer questions and share their own experiences from living and teaching overseas at our free Information Sessions held regularly throughout Canada.  Due to COVID-19, our information sessions are currently taking place live over Zoom. Click on the closest city to you for the next live Zoom information session scheduled for your area.
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Oxford Seminars holds frequent Information Sessions on campuses all across Canada and the US, where you can learn more about our course and about the exciting opportunities for teaching English abroad. These sessions are typically an hour-and-a-half in length and cover topics of interest to anyone considering teaching English overseas. There is no pre-registration required and these Information Sessions are free for everyone to attend. Our schedule is updated frequently throughout the year, so please check back regularly to see additional Information Session dates and locations, or subscribe to our RSS feed. Each session covers a multitude of questions regarding employment opportunities abroad including:

  • What is it like teaching English as a second language?
  • Where are the job opportunities?
  • When is the peak hiring season?
  • How can I secure an English as a second language teaching job abroad?
  • How much will I earn?
  • What is a working visa and how do I get one?
  • How much experience do I need?
  • When and where should I sign a contract?
  • Do I need TESOL/TESL/TEFL certification?
  • What skills should I learn to become a better English as a second language teacher?

Alberta


Calgary


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Kinesiology B Building, Room 87/88
University of Calgary
121 University Court North West, Calgary

8:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Edmonton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Room 1-02
St. Joseph's College
11325 89 Avenue NW., Edmonton

8:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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British Columbia


Burnaby


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Building South West 1 (SW1), Room 2010
British Columbia Institute of Technology
3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Coquitlam


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Green Room
Glen Pine Pavilion
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Kelowna


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Fipke Centre, Room 139
University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
3247 University Way, Kelowna

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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North Vancouver


7:00 pm, Friday, March 1, 2019
Harbourview Room
John Braithwaite Community Centre
145 1st Street West, North Vancouver

7:00pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Surrey


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Room 3040
Simon Fraser University, Surrey Campus
13450-102nd Avenue, Surrey

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Vancouver


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Victoria


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Fisher Building, Room 212
Camosun College
3100 Foul Bay Road, Victoria

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 12, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 9, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Manitoba


Winnipeg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
University Centre, Room 112 Sundown
University of Manitoba
65 Chancellor's Circle, Winnipeg

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

6:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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New Brunswick


Fredericton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Marshall D'Avray Hall, Room 222
University of New Brunswick
10 MacKay Drive, Fredericton

8:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Newfoundland


St. Johns


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Chemistry and Physics Building, Room C4011
Memorial University
250 Elizabeth Avenue, St. John's

8:30 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:30 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Nova Scotia


Halifax


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Marion McCain Arts & Social Sciences Building -Seminar Room 2016
Dalhousie University
6135 University Avenue, Halifax

8:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Ontario


Barrie


7:00 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2019
Town Hall Room
SuiteWorks
92 Caplan Avenue, Barrie

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Guelph


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Alexander Hall, Room 281
University of Guelph
87 Trent Lane, Guelph

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Hamilton


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery, Room 1010
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Kingston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Meeting Room #1
Kingston Frontenac Public Library
130 Johnson Street, Kingston

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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London


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Health Sciences Building, Room 9
University of Western Ontario
Western Road, London

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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North York


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Downsview Room
Holiday Inn Express
30 Norfinch Drive, North York

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Oshawa


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Science Building, Room UA2120
Durham College/UOIT
31 Founders Dr, Oshawa, ON

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Ottawa


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Lamoureux Hall, Room 339
University of Ottawa
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Ottawa

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Peterborough


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 5, 2020
Peter Gzowski College, Room 110
Trent University
2510 Pioneer Road, Peterborough

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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St. Catharines


7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Robert SK Welch Hall, Room 206
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue, St. Catharines

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Toronto


7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (O.I.S.E), Room 8-180
University of Toronto - St. George Campus
252 Bloor Street West, Toronto

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Waterloo


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Dr. Alvin Woods Building, Room 3-103
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West , Waterloo

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Windsor


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Dillon Hall, Room 353
University of Windsor
401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Quebec


Montreal


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Salon Peel
Best Western Ville-Marie
3407 Peel Street, Montreal

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Saskatchewan


Regina


7:00 pm, Tuesday, October 8, 2019
La Cité (Language Institute), Room 133
University of Regina
3727 Sagittaire Lane, Regina

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

6:00 pm, Tuesday, September 8, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Saskatoon


7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 14, 2019
St. Andrew's College, Room 121
University of Saskatchewan
1121 College Drive, Saskatoon

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 11, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

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United States

Atlanta


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Meeting Room A
Courtyard Atlanta Duluth/ Gwinnett Place
3550 Venture Parkway, Duluth, GA 30096

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Boston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Building 8, Room 205
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Chicago


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Addam's Hall, Room 307
University of Illinois at Chicago
1040 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Dallas


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Anselm Hall, Room 220
University of Dallas
1845 E Northgate Dr, Irving, TX 75062

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Denver


7:00 pm, Thursday, January 16, 2020
Patrick Henry Hall, Room 100
Colorado Christian University
8787 W. Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

8:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Detroit


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
University Center, Room 1225
University of Michigan Dearborn
4901 Evergreen Road, Dearborn, MI 48128

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Houston


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Malloy Hall, Room 020
University of St. Thomas
3815 Mt Vernon St, Houston, TX 77006

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Los Angeles


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Salazar Hall, Room 164B
California State University - Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90032

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Miami


7:00 pm, Thursday, February 13, 2020
Blue Lagoon Room
Hampton Inn Miami Airport East
3449 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33142

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Minneapolis


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Carnegie Hall, Room C107
Macalester College
90 Macalester St., St. Paul, MN 55105

6:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

6:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Manhattan


7:00 pm, Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Carson Hall, Room 606
Marymount Manhattan College
221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021

7:00pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Philadelphia


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Garey Hall, Room 101B
Villanova University
800 E Lancaster Avenue, Villanova, PA 19085

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Phoenix


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Classroom 215
University of Phoenix - Main Campus
4035 S. Riverpoint Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85040

8:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

8:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Pittsburgh


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Cohon University Center, Dowd Room
Carnegie Mellon University
5032 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Portland


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Karl Miller Center, Room 480
Portland State University
615 SW Harrison St, Portland, OR 97201

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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San Diego


7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Convene Room 4
Courtyard San Diego Mission Valley/Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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San Francisco


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Humanities Building, Room 114
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Seattle


7:00 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2019
College Center, Room CC1360
North Seattle Community College
9600 College Way North, Seattle, WA 98103

7:00 pm, Wednesday, August 5, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Tuesday, September 1, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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St. Petersburg


7:00 pm, Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Continuing Education Center, Pelican Room
Eckerd College
4200 54th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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Washington, D.C.


7:00 pm, Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The Multicultural Student Services Center, Room 209
George Washington University
2127 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20052

7:00 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2020
This information session took place via Zoom.

7:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2020
This information session will take place online via Zoom.
You must be signed up in order to be emailed the Zoom link.

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