ESL Los Angeles Adventures

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 05-07-2015 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - adventures, Columbia West College, CWC, ESL, la, Los Angeles, los angeles adventures,

Talented actors and actresses from all over the world come to study ESL Los Angeles. Many actors and actresses get acting experience in their home countries and then study ESL Los Angeles. They come to Los Angeles with the hopes of getting acting jobs and roles in Hollywood movies. Many famous actors and actresses learned … Continued

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No TOEFL Required!

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 04-02-2015 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - Columbia West College, CWC, no TOELF required, students, TOEFL,

CWC Partnership Allows Students to Skip the TOEFL Test For international students who want to earn a degree from an American university, the road to getting there can seem very long. American universities require fluency in academic English. For most students, this means spending a few years studying English in an intensive ESL program. But, … Continued

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CWC Mini-Tutorial: Verbs- Hope or Wish

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 01-28-2015 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - Columbia West College, CWC, cwc mini-tutorial, hope or wish, tutorial, verbs, wish hope dream,

Hope or Wish: Which one do I use? English has many words that are similar in meaning. Choosing which word to use can be difficult and confusing. Here’s a brief tutorial from Columbia West College  on helping you choose when to use “I wish” or “I hope”. ESL can be difficult and confusing. There is … Continued

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SMART Goals

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 01-14-2015 Categories - Advice, Blog, Other, Tags - Columbia West College, CWC, ESL, goals, resolutions, s.m.a.r.t. goals, smart, smart goals,

S.M.A.R.T. Goals January is a time of new beginnings and the start of a new semester for many students. It’s a great time to review old goals and set new ones. Many students look back on the last year and think about what they have achieved. It’s helpful to think about what worked in your … Continued

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Best New Films in 2015

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 01-12-2015 Categories - Blog, Community, Exploring Los Angles, Films, Tags - best new films, best new films 2015, best new films in 2015, Columbia West College, CWC, Hunger Games, Insurgent, Jurassic Park, Maze Runner, new films, Star Wars,

Best New Films in 2015 2015 is expected to be an exciting year in movies. In 2015, movie watchers will meet many new characters and explore new worlds. But, 2015 is also going to be a year of exciting sequels. Many of your favorite characters will continue their adventures and journeys. Many of these films … Continued

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The New Year

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 01-01-2015 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - Columbia West College, CWC, resolution, smart, smart goals, the new year,

The New Year In every culture, the start of the new year is an important time. Big celebrations are held on the night before the start of the year. The new year starts on January 1st in most Western cultures. The tradition of starting the new year on January 1st goes back to the calendar … Continued

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Top 5 TV Shows: American Families

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 12-23-2014 Categories - American Culture, Blog, Community, Tags - american, American Dad, american families, american family, Bob's Burgers, Columbia West College, CWC, families, family, Shameless U.S.A., South Park, top 5 tv shows,

Top 5 Shows: American Families In American families, relationships can be very complicated. In a family, there are expectations and rules. Parents often expect their children to behave in specific ways. Often, children have better relationships with one parent than the other. Children also fight and compete with their siblings. Many cartoons and tv shows … Continued

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The Modern Family

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 12-22-2014 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - american, american families, Columbia West College, CWC, families, family, modern family,

The Modern Family The modern family is the center of American life. Americans spend much of their time with their families. American families come in many shapes and sizes. Many specific words are used to describe the complexity of American families. By learning these words, it is easier to understand these different types of families. … Continued

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Reality TV Families

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 12-22-2014 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - Columbia West College, CWC, families, family, reality tv families,

Reality TV Families Speaking English in America requires knowledge of popular American culture. Becoming fluent in English understanding what Americans value and talk about the most. Family is very important to Americans. Reality TV is also very popular. Some reality TV families are ordinary people. However, many reality TV shows focus on the lives of … Continued

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American Royals

Posted By ColumbiaWestCollege on 12-21-2014 Categories - Blog, Community, Tags - american celebrities, american royals, celebrities, Columbia West College, CWC, royals,

American Royals Some countries like England, Sweden, and Japan are democracies with monarchies. These countries are ruled by royals: a king, queen, princes, and princesses. In countries like England, the people also elect a prime minister. The prime minister and the elected parliament make the decisions that affect every day life. But, there is a … Continued

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