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CultureWorks, Brescia teamwork paying off for EAP students.

The relationship between CultureWorks EAP school and Brescia University College is a solid one. To begin with, you don’t have to look any farther than the CultureWorks home office -- located on Brescia property known as the Mary Manor – to see the educational teamwork. It was back in June…

Studying an ESL program? Learn 4 ways Canadians celebrate Valentine’s Day

In Canada, Valentine’s Day falls on February 14 and it is a day to celebrate love and romance. While most Canadians don’t get Valentine’s Day off from work, it is still considered an important holiday, especially for those in romantic relationships. If you study English in Canada, you’ll have the…

From China with love, CultureWorks graduate takes on major role with the Canadian school he started with.

It would be easy to say Peter Choi is a gentleman and a scholar and move on. But that is unfair. He is much more than that. Peter is a father. He is a husband. He is thoughtful and articulate in two languages. He has Masters degrees from two different…

CultureWorks students take the test, tubing all the way.

A test tube is usually known as a common piece of laboratory glassware consisting of a finger-like length of glass or clear plastic tubing, open at the top and closed at the bottom. However, in this case it was a reference to 55 CultureWorks ESL students making their maiden runs…

Experiencing our country’s history when you take English training in Canada

One of the most exciting things about travelling to a new country and studying its language is learning about its history. Luckily, when you study English in Ottawa or London, Ontario, you’ll be close to some of Canada’s best museums and most important historic sites. So, you can easily go…

4 facts about hockey for students beginning an ESL program in Canada

Ice hockey is Canada’s national winter sport. Many Canadians love playing hockey and many also have a favourite hockey team. If you want to improve your English skills while you are in Canada, having some knowledge about hockey is a great way to start a conversation. Let’s take a look…

Considering an ESL program in Canada? Here’s why celebrating Christmas in Canada is a unique experience

Winter in Canada is a truly wonderful time of the year. Snow covers the ground, and shops and homes are covered with decorations such as wreaths, lights, and garlands. There is so much to enjoy during this time of year. For many ESL students, experiencing a Canadian winter is exciting.…

CultureWorks establishes partnership with China school that could lead to ‘a thousand students in the first year’

CultureWorks Founder and President Tina Bax is known for her big picture approach to the ESL company she originated 20 years ago. For that matter, she also has a healthy vision of life in general. Today, however, we will deal with her expanding CultureWorks world. The ESL company has confirmed…

CultureWorks 4th Annual Holiday Open House can be summed up in a thousand words.

Google the expression “a photo is worth a thousand words” and it may take you in that many directions. There is not a clear answer where the term originated, but one popular suggestion is from Frederick R. Barnard and his 1921 article where he says “one look is worth a…

Why should you learn English as a second language if you want a career in business?

English is now the language of international business, and if you want a successful business career, knowing how to read and write in English can be very useful. Fluency in English can help you immigrate to an English-speaking country, attend an English-speaking university, and understand other cultures all over the…