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CultureWorks students are now eligible for conditional admission to Algoma University

  We are happy to share the news that CultureWorks students are now eligible for conditional admission to Algoma University. This new pathway will provide additional options for students studying with CultureWorks in China or in Canada. Founder Tina Bax says “Our mission is to provide students with access to…

The tale of how the ‘newspaper guy’ becomes the Daily Boomalang moderator.

The year was 2014 when the career of the lifetime “newspaper guy” ended. But, as it turned out, not his employment dealing with the news of the day. His one-year stint with the Metro daily paper had come to a stop when the London, Ont., version closed. That was after…

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…

After seven years, CultureWorks and former student Amy Lin reunite for the greater good in two countries.

Recently, CultureWorks Founder and Chief Executive Officer Tina Bax made a staff announcement about two new employees who will not only help in the new creative initiatives in China, but also be key players on the home front. We recently introduced Peter Choi as the new IT mastermind. Today, it…

4 reasons to visit Niagara Falls while attending ESL school in Canada

Niagara Falls is one of the most famous natural wonders in Canada. If you study English in London, Ontario you’ll be just two hours away from this must-see sight. Of course, the main reason for visiting Niagara Falls is to see the incredible waterfalls themselves. But did you know there…

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…