Month: December 2015

4 Reasons Aspiring Engineers Take ESL for the University of Ontario

Want to study engineering in Canada? You’re not alone! Engineering is one of the top program choices for international students. Many ESL students choose to study English at CultureWorks in order to start their Engineering degree at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT). At UOIT, students can choose…

Listen up! Tips to Practise Comprehension at English as a Second Language School

Listening skills are important – especially when you’re studying at university. You’ll need to follow class lectures, participate in class discussions, and understand instructions for project and tests - all in English! That might sound intimidating now, but after completing your ESL courses, you’ll be able to follow along like…

Enrolled in a Winter ESL Program? 5 Surprising Facts About Winter in Canada

Is this your first winter in Canada? You’re in for a unique experience! From snowy blizzards to cold-weather carnivals, winter in Canada is a one-of-a-kind season. Here are five surprising (and fun) things to discover and do while you’re studying English in Canada this winter. 1. Canada Has the Only…

TV Shows That Can Help You Study English & Learn About Canada!

One fun way to strengthen your listening skills while you study English in Canada is to watch English TV shows. Canadian television exposes students to English vocabulary, colloquialisms, and syntax while helping communicate some of the nuances of Canadian culture. Here are some of our favourite shows to tune into,…

4 Ways to Celebrate a Canadian Christmas While you Study English in Canada

Canadians love Christmas. The day after Halloween, stores across the country rush to put up their holiday decorations. Local radio stations start playing Christmas carols, and Canadians begin preparing for the holiday season by baking cookies, buying presents, and throwing Christmas parties. How can you get in on the fun…

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