Tag: Language

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 [...]

Where can I find an in-school language program for my child? 

Parents who want their children to learn a second language can choose a language program offered by or in partnership with Calgary schools. These programs teach most, if not all, classes  in the second language (German, Chinese, Spanish, French, Tagalog, or Arabic). However, the educational standard is the same as a regular English program. Remember [...]

What are the benefits of learning at school in a second language?

Speaking a second language can be an invaluable skill that will serve you well throughout your lifetime. If you speak 2 or more languages, or if your child learns in a second language at school. you will likely experience one or more of the following benefits: Benefit 1: You become smarter According to this article, speaking [...]

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 [...]