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Cométique: Beyond the cosmetics of a street

Posted on November 28, 2022

Ever heard the French word cométique (“komatik” in English)? Our blogger Josée Marie-Lise Robillard found out about it while exploring the streets of her new hometown. Read on to find out more about this little-known word!

Francophone identity and community support: Why they’re important!

Posted on November 14, 2022

Ever wonder what life is like in a Francophone minority community? Read Marie Anich’s post to find out! You’ll also learn about the key role Francophone organizations play in these communities.

Literacy connections through food storytelling

Posted on October 31, 2022

What do cooking and storytelling have in common? As Lisa Trout explains in her blog post, food storytelling is a great way to not only learn a language but also build intergenerational connections … and enjoy delicious food!

Celebrate Halloween with a twist!

Posted on October 17, 2022

Want to reinvent your Halloween experience and try something different? In her blog post, Marise Guay proposes amusing kids’ activities, which combine Halloween fun and language learning.

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