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CultureWorks team provides the latest news from Languages Canada conference

“From our perspective, I think we want to be a player in the game; we want to be a participant in the community … in the Canadian language education sector. This is where the people gather in that sector.” Derek Martin, CultureWorks London Principal “The conference is always a great…

CultureWorks team heads out to spread the word about our ESL programs to China, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Colombia

It’s early March in Ontario and the weather is improving. Meanwhile, Founder and President Tina Bax, and Agent Relations guru Deb Leeming, are busy preparing to head off to promote the newest and best programs CultureWorks has to offer. Tina will head to China; Deb to Mexico, Colombia and Costa…

4 easy ways to make progress every day in an intensive ESL program

Enrolling in an intensive English program is an important step to perfecting your English. Courses will help you learn important vocabulary and grammar, as well as help you improve your reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension. English classes and fun activities will also give you plenty of opportunity to practice your…

Want to improve your English language skills and enjoy the best Canada has to offer? If the answer is yes, join the CultureWorks summer ESL program

Samantha Medaglia has visited 25 different countries during her lifetime. But in her role as CultureWorks student services co-ordinator, she has the opportunity each year to show international students her favourite. With the snow blowing outside, Samantha and fellow student services co-ordinator Liz Macedo are busily planning the CultureWorks summer…

Why completing intensive English training is important for a career in academia

Learning English comes with many advantages. For example, did you know that more than one billion people around the world speak English? That’s a lot of people to meet and share ideas with! In addition, more academic articles are written in English than in any other language. English can help…

Fun indoor activities to try this winter while at ESL school

Winter can be a wonderful time for having a snowball fight with friends, tobogganing down a local hill, snowshoeing along a beautiful trail, and enjoying other fun outdoor activities. However, that doesn’t mean students can’t enjoy activities indoors as well. Whether you’re looking to have a fun evening with friends,…

Four must-try winter activities for anyone at English-as-a-second-language school in Canada

Winter in Canada is a very special time. Temperatures get cold, the ground becomes covered in snow, and Canadians get to enjoy their favourite winter activities. There are many fun things to try in the winter that you can't do at any other time of year, such as making a…

How to write a perfect thesis statement in your intensive English program

When writing an essay, it is important to have a strong thesis statement. A thesis statement is the main point of the paper, which you are trying to prove with your arguments. Having a good thesis makes it clear to readers what they can expect from your paper. It can…

Daily Boomalang, a CultureWorks ESL school elective using the news of the day to help with your listening and speaking skills.

  Want an innovative elective, completely online, where listening and speaking skills are front and centre each day, without a pen or pencil in sight? Daily Boomalang is that course, helping students carry on conversations with a moderator and fellow students. The subject matter: The current issues and events of…

4 time-management tips to use when completing your intensive English training online

Studying online can offer a lot of flexibility. You can complete coursework from the comfort of your own home, save money on your studies, and still receive a top-quality education all at the same time. Even with these benefits, some students might still feel nervous and worry that without the…