Month: January 2014

KINGS CULTURAL FESTIVAL

Come out to the KINGS CULTURAL FESTIVAL! Thurs. Feb. 6th, 2014, 7-10pm in Darryl J. King Student Life Centre. The event celebrates all cultures with plenty of booths to visit, 100s of performers to enjoy, and great giveaways to be had. Be a part of your cultural community and check…

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR!

Learn English Through Movies

After my first 8 months in Japan, I told my students that I understood what they were saying in Japanese, but I couldn't say anything back.  The words wouldn't come.  One of my students laughed and said, "That means you're like a baby!"  I didn't laugh at his joke.  You…

IT’S A LITTLE LOONIE

My colleague Christina informed me this week that our "Loonie", the Canadian dollar, is at its lowest value now since 2009.  "Isn't that cool?" she exclaimed.  "Wouldn't it make a neat blog post?"  "Yeah," I laughed. "It's a little loonie, but it'd work." Loonie is the slang name for the…

Fall 2013 Scholarship Winners!

Congratulations to our Fall 2013 Scholarship winners at CultureWorks!In Ottawa:Level A winner is Maryam AlameerLevel B winner is Walid AlatreshLevel C winner is Vanessa Milena Alves de SousaLevel D winner is Bruna ZilliIn Oshawa:Level A: Gilberto Coutinho Machado Filho Level B: Jaqueline Cremonini Level C: Roman Halkiewicz Level D: (tie)…

MAKING MEMORIES IN CANADA

Hello new and returning students!  Welcome to another exciting, brand new term at CultureWorks.  2014 is just getting warmed up, my friends...because it can't get much colder, can it! Ha! (Ok, bad joke.  Too soon?) I'd like to start the new year off with a wish.  My wish is that…

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