Category: CANADA

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

Why study English in Canada?

English is one of the most commonly spoken languages in the world. It is spoken by approximately 1.5 billion people, and is the official language of over 50 countries. This presents a world of opportunity for students who would like to study English. However, it also presents a world of…

Nature parks to visit while studying English as a second language in Canada

Canada’s natural wonders are one of the reasons students far and wide come here to study. Beautiful trees, brilliant lakes, quiet meadows, and vibrant local wildlife are exciting to interact with, and great for taking a quick selfie! There’s no shortage of exciting nature parks and wildlife reserves to explore…

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…

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…

Four must-try winter activities for anyone at English-as-a-second-language school in Canada

Winter in Canada is a very special time. Temperatures get cold, the ground becomes covered in snow, and Canadians get to enjoy their favourite winter activities. There are many fun things to try in the winter that you can't do at any other time of year, such as making a…