Category: English As A Second Language

4 ways to learn more about local culture when you study English in Canada

Studying in Canada allows you to learn English quickly. Classes with expert instructors help students learn important grammar rules and vocabulary. In addition, fun trips and activities help students practise their English with native speakers. However, these are just some of the many benefits that come with learning English abroad.…

Time of the year to get a running start in the CultureWorks summer ESL programs

Be Ready! Quick Start! Fast Track! This may sound similar to the words legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt heard at the starting line on his way to gathering eight gold medals in three Summer Olympics. Close, but the three two-word, start-line expressions have nothing to do with Bolt’s multiple visits…

The 5 best ways to enjoy a Canadian summer at ESL school in Canada

While winter in Canada is a unique experience, summer also has a lot to offer. In fact, the summer is Canada’s peak tourism season. This means that many cities hold festivals, parades, and other fun activities for locals and visitors alike. Parks also see many visitors during this time of…

CultureWorks, Brescia, Amberson combine to play host to successful Fam Tour

“Fam Tours allow you to showcase your school or program directly to potential partners. Your partners will become more knowledgeable, confident and motivated to promote your business once they have experienced first hand your location, programs and most importantly, your staff.” -- StudentMarketing, a global market intelligence consultancy and a…

Why aspiring scientists benefit from taking English for university study

Learning English has many benefits! It can help students gain acceptance into a Canadian university. It can help them meet other students from all over the world. It can even help aspiring scientists succeed at university and beyond! How can English be useful for students interested in studying the sciences?…

CultureWorks President and Founder Tina Bax returns to China and likes what she sees. Part 2.

Tina Bax has recently returned from a working trip to China, teaming up with Amberson High School of Toronto. No stranger to China, Tina’s first journey there in 2019 will mark her 20th anniversary. Today, Tina gives us an update on some of the various programs. QUESTION: What was your…

CultureWorks President and Founder Tina Bax returns to China and likes what she sees. Part 1.

Tina Bax was recently on a working trip to China, teaming up with Amberson High School of Toronto. Not a stranger to China, Tina’s first journey there in 2019 will mark her 20th anniversary. We recently caught up with Tina to learn about her trip. QUESTION: Has anything changed in…

Four reasons to blog about your ESL school experience

For students at ESL school, class trips, fun activities, and meeting new friends is all part of the experience. You might get to try sledding during the winter, visiting a traditional sugar shack during the spring, or many other fun activities. These activities can help you practise your English and…

CultureWorks students get Ready for King’s with some personalized help from their friends

Hey there CultureWorks students, let’s get Ready for King’s. And we have just the program to help! On this day, it was Week 4 in an eight-week Ready for King’s module where CultureWorks teachers and staff work together with King’s University College staff in preparing CW students for what lies…

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…