Month: May 2015

How Immersion + Instruction Helps You Learn English Faster

Deciding to learn a new language PLUS move to new country may seem like a lot to take on for some ESL students. But the truth is, moving to Canada to enrol in an ESL program makes the whole language-learning process so much easier than you might think - and…

Feeling Homesick? 5 Solutions for International Students

Studying abroad is an exciting - and challenging - transition for students who leave their home country to pursue English studies and attend university in Canada. One they arrive, international students must contend with unfamiliar surroundings, a whole new culture, tons of new faces - and the realization that their…

4 Tips for Getting Social in a Second Language

Meeting new people can be intimidating even when you all speak the same language. Speaking up in a language you barely know? Now that can be downright terrifying! But taking the time to get social both inside and outside of the classroom is one of the best things students can…

Culture Works Hotspot: Amanda Furnis, Oshawa Campus Registrar

As Canada’s leading ESL program, we at Culture Works recognize that our exceptional and dedicated staff members are truly the foundation of our success. Our instructors and administration have managed to foster an environment in which students always come first, building the confidence and skills they need to reach their…

The DC/UOIT Pathway!

Being a CultureWorks EAP student just got a whole lot sweeter! Durham College and UOIT (University of Ontario Institute of Technology) have announced an exciting new academic collaboration called PATHWAYS.  This allows Durham College students to complete 2 years of their Diploma and apply their credits toward a UOIT Degree.…

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