Month: October 2018

Recent CultureWorks graduate from China leaves a trail of soul searching during his ESL experience.

There is something special about Zekun (Kuhn) He. Kuhn is a recent CultureWorks graduate who asks questions, and lots of them; he takes routes not often traveled; and his smiles are large and often. Yes, there is plenty to be learned from this 23-year-old from Xi’an, China. At the beginning,…

Your guide to celebrating Halloween when attending ESL school in Canada

To anyone unfamiliar with Halloween, October 31st might seem like a very strange day. Canadians all over the country will dress up as witches, vampires, zombies, or other creatures. Shops and homes will be decorated with fake cobwebs, spiders, skeletons, and other spooky decorations. And in the evening, young children…

4 reasons why you shouldn’t be afraid of making mistakes at ESL school

Making mistakes can be frustrating, but it is also an important part of studying English. Nobody can speak the language fluently after a short period of time. Even native English speakers make mistakes! It takes a lot of practise to learn English, and you will make mistakes when talking or…

CultureWorks helps London high school and its teachers and students remember Jason Edmonds

Sometimes, everything just fits. H.B. Beal Secondary School in London, Ont., the Jason Edmonds Memorial Award committee and the graduating students at Beal needed some help. What was required was some new sponsorship dollars for the Edmonds award given out each year to a Beal graduating student. The money was…

Studying an intensive English program in October? What to know about Canadian Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in the United States is very famous around the world, but you might be surprised to learn that it’s a holiday also celebrated in Canada. It’s similar to U.S. Thanksgiving in a lot of different ways, but in Canada it is held on the second Monday of October. That…