The Best Way To Learn English?

Posted By Judy on 02-06-2018 Categories - Uncategorized,

The Best Way To Learn English?

I stared at my student in shock. “Can you say that again?” I asked. “Yes, it took me four months to learn how to order a cup of coffee,” he repeated. “How come?” I asked, completely bewildered. My student Phillip is a very nice young Korean man. He has plenty of friends at Columbia West … Continued

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3 Quirky But Hilarious Idioms Everyone Should Use!

Posted By Judy on 02-06-2018 Categories - Uncategorized,

3 Quirky But Hilarious Idioms Everyone Should Use!

One of the many blessings of learning English is the variety of colorful sayings, expressions, and idioms you can use. Whether you’re in a business meeting, on a first date, or just grabbing coffee with a friend, there are idioms that fit any situation. Today I’d like to introduce you to 3 quirky, but hilarious … Continued

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Use These 3 New Year’s Idioms to Save Time In 2018

Posted By Judy on 01-25-2018 Categories - Uncategorized,

Use These 3 New Year’s Idioms to Save Time In 2018

Did you know that using idioms correctly is one of the best ways to help you sound like a native Englsih speaker? That’s why I always tell my students to have a good number of idioms “up their sleeve” (see what I did there?) to use in different social situations. For example, imagine there was … Continued

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Broaden Your Horizons with English as a Second Language

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 07-27-2016 Categories - Blog,

Broaden Your Horizons with English as a Second Language

As an International Student, you probably know that learning English as a second language can have a huge impact on your life and career. With more than 800 million global speakers, English is arguably the most important language in the world. Being fluent in English allows you to live or work in the Americas, Europe, … Continued

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The History of Thanksgiving

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 12-02-2015 Categories - Blog,

The History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here! Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, and is a time to be with friends and family to give thanks for the blessings in life. For those of you who don’t know much about the holiday, we at Columbia West College have laid out the history behind Thanksgiving … Continued

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Halloween in the United States and Around the World

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 10-28-2015 Categories - Blog, Tags - halloween,

If you are taking English classes at our Los Angeles ESL school, you may notice some unusual festivities this time of year. Halloween is on October 31, and in the United States, it’s a time to dress up, eat candy, visit your favorite haunted house, and more. The holiday isn’t just an American tradition, however; … Continued

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Why Everyone Should Learn English

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 10-22-2015 Categories - Other,

View  the infographic below to see why everyone should learn English!

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10 Movie Catchphrases That Have Influenced American Culture

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 10-19-2015 Categories - American Culture,

10 Movie Catchphrases That Have Influenced American Culture

As an international student in the United States, you probably try to immerse yourself in American culture as much as possible, from wearing American clothes to eating American food. But if you’ve been paying attention, you already know that movies are one of the biggest influences on American English language and culture. From the 1900s … Continued

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Introducing our New ESL + Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate + Paid Internship Program!

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 10-19-2015 Categories - ESL, ESL Activities, ESL Classes,

Introducing our New ESL + Hospitality and Tourism Management Certificate + Paid Internship Program!

The English language skills you’ll learn in the ESL courses at Columbia West College will give you a great foundation for future success, whatever your goals or plans might be. But for those of you specifically interested in the hospitality and tourism industry, we have partnered with Vatel/CIBU to create our new ESL + Hospitality … Continued

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L.A. Past to Present in Pictures

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 05-26-2015 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - Columbia West College, la, Los Angeles, past to present in pictures, pictures,

L.A. Past to Present in Pictures

Los Angeles Then and Now Los Angeles is one of the largest cities in the world. LA is known for its diversity, culture, entertainment industry, great weather and much more. However, LA is also known for traffic, crowded areas, and the large size of the city. Learn more about the history of Los Angeles here. … Continued

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