Tag: English

IELTS, TOEFL, CELPIP & CAEL: Which English test should you take?

Sooner or later, most English language learners need to take an official exam to show that their hard work has paid off. These English exams are many learners’ ticket to studying and working in Canada, and even to Canadian citizenship. Check out our list of the most popular English tests below, including what they are [...]

Eh! Canadian Words and Slang

Slang is defined as a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are common. Slang is most commonly used in speech and  casual conversations. An example of Canadian slang is the term "eh", which is often used to ask someone to confirm or repeat what they are saying or to ask a [...]

Canadian Currency (Money)

Hello there, and welcome to Canada! I am sure you must have a lot of questions about Canadian currency. Adjusting to a new currency can be challenging at first, but fear not we are here to help! Let’s introduce you to how money works in Canada. Canadian Money History Pre-Confederation In early North America, before [...]

What is CBC Learning English?

Learning English is a joint project between the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and the Government of Alberta. CBC Learning English helps English language learners by connecting them with free lessons on their mobile devices. The lessons help you practice your: grammar; vocabulary; pronunciation; and understanding of spoken English. Check it out here. What is CBC [...]