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CultureWorks President and Founder Tina Bax returns to China and likes what she sees. Part 1.

Tina Bax was recently on a working trip to China, teaming up with Amberson High School of Toronto. Not a stranger to China, Tina’s first journey there in 2019 will mark her 20th anniversary. We recently caught up with Tina to learn about her trip. QUESTION: Has anything changed in…

Four reasons to blog about your ESL school experience

For students at ESL school, class trips, fun activities, and meeting new friends is all part of the experience. You might get to try sledding during the winter, visiting a traditional sugar shack during the spring, or many other fun activities. These activities can help you practise your English and…

CultureWorks students get Ready for King’s with some personalized help from their friends

Hey there CultureWorks students, let’s get Ready for King’s. And we have just the program to help! On this day, it was Week 4 in an eight-week Ready for King’s module where CultureWorks teachers and staff work together with King’s University College staff in preparing CW students for what lies…

Enrolled in ESL school in Canada? Here’s why you definitely want to visit a sugar shack this spring

There's more than one reason to be happy at the end of winter. When the days get warm but the nights are still cold, maple trees start producing a lot of sap. Collect enough sap and boil it for a while and you get delicious maple syrup! In Ontario and…

CultureWorks graduate from Vietnam helps CW students adjust to their future home at King’s University College

The challenge this day was to find a CultureWorks graduate who could help guide some current CW students on a tour of King’s University College. Not for just a tour of bricks and mortar, but an inside look at the workings of the facility where these eight students are headed…

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day when you study English in Canada

St. Patrick's Day, also called the Feast of St. Patrick, is an Irish holiday that takes place every year on March 17th. It celebrates Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Because hundreds of thousands of Irish people moved to Canada in the 1800s, St. Patrick's Day is still celebrated by…

CultureWorks team provides the latest news from Languages Canada conference

“From our perspective, I think we want to be a player in the game; we want to be a participant in the community … in the Canadian language education sector. This is where the people gather in that sector.” Derek Martin, CultureWorks London Principal “The conference is always a great…

CultureWorks team heads out to spread the word about our ESL programs to China, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Colombia

It’s early March in Ontario and the weather is improving. Meanwhile, Founder and President Tina Bax, and Agent Relations guru Deb Leeming, are busy preparing to head off to promote the newest and best programs CultureWorks has to offer. Tina will head to China; Deb to Mexico, Colombia and Costa…

4 easy ways to make progress every day in an intensive ESL program

Enrolling in an intensive English program is an important step to perfecting your English. Courses will help you learn important vocabulary and grammar, as well as help you improve your reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension. English classes and fun activities will also give you plenty of opportunity to practice your…

Want to improve your English language skills and enjoy the best Canada has to offer? If the answer is yes, join the CultureWorks summer ESL program

Samantha Medaglia has visited 25 different countries during her lifetime. But in her role as CultureWorks student services co-ordinator, she has the opportunity each year to show international students her favourite. With the snow blowing outside, Samantha and fellow student services co-ordinator Liz Macedo are busily planning the CultureWorks summer…