Month: August 2018

CultureWorks students ready themselves for busiest time of the year, keeping their calendars close by

At this time of school year, the most watched device for ESL students is not a computer. And no, not the student behind or in front of you either. Even pizza at lunch is set aside. The key now is the calendar. It may be on the wall, but many…

Want to learn English as a second language? Here are 4 ways to improve your reading skills!

Learning to read in English can be a challenge. To begin with, many words have silent letters. These silent letters can make it difficult to recognize vocabulary students already know, since words can look very different when written. That’s not all, though. English also has a very large vocabulary. In…

CultureWorks helps Amberson High School on its way to summer camp success for 41 Chinese students

This year, Amberson High School in Toronto put together a summer camp itinerary for 41 Chinese students. It was an educational match made in heaven with learning grounds based in Toronto; Shijiazhuang, the capital and largest city in North China’s Hebei province; and London, Ont. There were other Ontario university…

4 amusement parks to visit when studying English in Canada

Canada may be known for its cold winters, but summer here is also a wonderful experience. Festivals, Canada Day celebrations, and visits to local wildlife reserves are all a fun part of studying in Canada during the summer. These aren’t the only activities ESL students can look forward to. Canada…