Category: CULTURE

Canada Turns 150! 4 Ways to Celebrate When You Study English in Canada

2017 is a big year for Canada. In fact, it’s been named the top travel destination in the world by both The New York Times and Lonely Planet. Canada’s breathtaking natural beauty, fascinating historic sites, and busy cities have all helped to make it the top country to visit this…

4 Fun Ways to Stay in Touch With Your Family While You Study English in Canada

There's lots to see and do when you study English in Canada, but you'll probably want to check in with your family sometimes, too. However, for many ESL students distance and different time zones can make that tricky. Fortunately, from computer applications to special gifts you can send, there are…

4 Unusual Ottawa Attractions to Visit When You Study ESL for Carleton University

If you’re taking ESL courses because you want to attend Carleton University, you will have plenty of chances to explore Canada’s fun capital city of Ottawa. After you’ve seen all the usual attractions like the Parliament Buildings and Rideau Canal, you might be looking for something even more unique to…

3 Canadian Winter-Inspired Foods You Can Try at ESL School in Canada

Canada, the country of the great white north, welcomes diversity. We are a friendly multicultural country that appreciates all different cultures and traditions. In fact, Canada’s food selections are often inspired by the cuisines of other countries. We might even have recipes inspired by the cuisine from your home country!…

5 Reasons to Volunteer While Attending English as a Second Language School

Coming to Canada to start your English as a second language education is very exciting! There are many ways you can get involved with your school. You can join the student club, participate in sports, and even volunteer. The Student Services Coordinators at CultureWorks will even help you find volunteering…

4 Board Games That Can Help You Practise English at ESL School

Do you love board games? We do! We love to roll the dice, pick a card, and move around a game board, because board games are a great way to have fun with friends. With some board games, whether you win or lose, you are even practising English while you…

4 Ways a Top ESL School Helps Students Discover Canadian Culture

One of the most enjoyable aspects of learning another language is that it allows the language learner to immerse themselves in cultures other than their own. Language is the key to unlocking doors to new food, dance, music, and so much more. Canadian culture is wonderfully diverse and is fun…

5 Day Trips You Might Take When You Attend ESL School in Canada

There are many trips and activities you can try when you take English courses in Canada. If you become an English as a second language (ESL) student here, you will not only improve your English skills—you will also enjoy a fun learning environment with many chances for adventure! ESL students…

3 Ways to Improve Your Essay Writing Skills While You Attend an ESL Program in Canada

Are you a non-native English speaker hoping to succeed in a Canadian college or university? Writing a great essay is essential! Even if you plan on studying math or sciences—which don’t usually require essays as part of their students’ regular assignments—you will likely need to submit a few essays throughout…

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,…