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10 Tips for Effective ESL Learning From Capstone Tutors

As an ESL student, it’s important to consistently improve your learning strategies. Here are the Top 10 Tips from to advance your ESL learning ability: Watch movies and TV with subtitles (and know when to stop using subtitles) Movies and TV do a great job helping your English skills. Watching with subtitles or watching what […]

Applyboard – Making It Easier For International Students To Immigrate To Canada (Q&A)

We started this website, Dreams of Canada, because we wanted to help people come to Canada to live their dreams, whatever they may be. When we heard about Applyboard, we were very excited to see that someone was taking matters into their own hands and directly assisting international students with coming to study in Canada. […]

Best Post-Secondary ESL School Programs In The USA

There are over 600 colleges in the US that offer an ESL program for their students. Not every person who wants to attend college has mastered the English language. Students can learn and practice English while attending for a variety of degrees. Mathematics or science students want to learn English while attending the best schools […]

About Renison College at the University of Waterloo

Renison University College is affiliated with Waterloo University. It was founded in January of 1959 and named after Reverend Robert John Renison who died in 1957. He was the Archbishop of Moosonee, and the reason the university has adopted the “Reni Moose” as their mascot. The university is located on the border of Waterloo’s main […]

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters Waterloo – A Review

Balzac’s Coffee Roasters at its Uptown Waterloo location (Blair House / Rez One, 256 Phillip Street) is a recent addition to the Balzac’s family of coffee roasteries, with the next closest locations being in Kitchener and Guelph. Balzac’s has about 10 or so branches across Ontario now, each one unique.  The Waterloo location is small, but […]

The University of Waterloo – A World Leader In Innovation

When you talk about an innovative space for students to learn, The University of Waterloo has to be at the top of the list. In fact, it’s first and second on many lists in terms of innovation. To be innovative, universities should have original ideas or a spin on old ways of thinking and acting. […]

RealLife English – ESL Spotlight

The problem many people have when they learn any language is that they don’t have the practical terms and slang to sound authentic. Learning English goes beyond learning how to pronounce words. There’s a ton of slang and phrases that will automatically make you sound like an authentic English speaker, but only if they’re used […]

Dr. Thomas A. Adams II on Improving Next Generation Power Plants and Graduate Education

It is late October 2017, and we were lucky enough to interview Dr. Thomas A. Adams, asking him a few choice questions about his research regarding the future of chemical engineering, energy conversion, and graduate studies. Question 1 – What are the next steps for you and your research? In addition, what do you think about how […]

Dr. Thomas A. Adams II – Prestige Research Spotlight

Dr. Thomas A. Adams II is currently an associate professor in Department of Chemical Engineering at McMaster University. He received his bachelors one in Chemical Engineering and the other one in Computer Science from the Michigan State University in 2003, then he completed his Ph.D. in 2008 at the University of Pennsylvania under the supervision […]

Mel’s Diner Kitchener-Waterloo – My Review

If you are a resident of the city off Waterloo, Ontario, or an alum of either the University of Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier University, then you probably are well-acquainted with a little place called Mel’s Diner, which is a great little 50’s style breakfast spot located on University Avenue at Philip Street.  It’s open 7am-11pm, Monday […]