Month: March 2019

CultureWorks student from Jordan keeps his life simple: ‘Help all people, and all people will help you.’

  Mohamad, a Level 6 student at CultureWorks, shares his opinion on reactions to the New Zealand massacre. Mohamad Abed Alfattah is 19 and has been a student in the CultureWorks ESL program for five months. He is in Level 6 and is slated to graduate in June. His home…

How ESL school can help you tackle the most common English pronunciation mistakes

Correct pronunciation in English can be tricky. Sometimes, two words that are spelled completely differently are pronounced exactly the same way (such as “write” and “right”). Then there are words that are spelled the same way, but are pronounced differently (such as the verb “read,” which can be pronounced “reed”…

Teaguen gives us a lesson ‘Onn’ the independent study program at our ESL school

Teaguen Onn is a teacher, a good one as a matter of fact. That does not make him one of a kind at CultureWorks. It’s a talented group from top to bottom. If some of his teaching philosophies may be unique, however, they may have started with his two favourite…

3 tips for overcoming homesickness during your intensive English program

Studying English in Canada is an amazing opportunity. You’ll get to explore a foreign country, meet interesting people, and learn a new language all at the same time. However, while studying abroad is an exciting experience, it is quite common to miss your home, family, and friends while you are…