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Laugh and learn with holiday songs

Posted: December 10, 2018

Because we know our holiday songs so well, we hardly pay attention to the lyrics, which are often entertaining. Marise Guay has a few song suggestions to help you improve your vocabulary and diction in your second official language.
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2018: An important year for the Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions

Posted: November 26, 2018

Did you know that over 200 official language champions work together to ensure that our two official languages have a prominent place in the federal government? The chair and vice-chair of the Council of the Network of Official Languages Champions tell us about their organization and its strategic plan.
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Esperanto: A fair international language

Posted: November 19, 2018

Do you know Esperanto? Nicolas Viau, Esperantophone and Esperantist, talks about the birth of this language and the ideals of its speakers. Bonan legadon!
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“That” is a tricky one

Posted: November 13, 2018

Not sure when you should use or omit “that” in a sentence? Josephine Versace untangles the issue for you in her post.
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