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This one-stop window for free language resources provides Canadians with a wide range of writing tools, quizzes and links to help them improve their English and French.




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Language Navigator

Use this powerful search engine to find quick answers to your language and writing questions.


Find the right words using this English, French, Spanish and Portuguese terminology and linguistic data bank.


The Our Languages blog

Read posts written by language lovers, and find out how you, too, can write for the Our Languages blog.


Test your language knowledge and polish your writing skills—all while having fun.

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Read a description of our main resources, and find out how our resources are funded and how to contact the language team.

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Writing tools

A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

Contest: On the Tip of My Tongue

From March 1 to 21, 2018, participate in the On the Tip of My Tongue contest for a chance to win a trip to Paris.

Inclusive writing in correspondence

Learn how to write letters and emails to include receivers of both genders and all gender identities.

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