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5 places to visit to practise your second language

Posted: December 11, 2017

Living in a bilingual region gives people an opportunity to master Canada’s official languages. Born in the National Capital Region, Lucie Séguin suggests 5 places in the surrounding area that you can visit to practise your English or French.
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Second-language immersion: A year in Vancouver

Posted: December 4, 2017

What better way to perfect a second language than to immerse yourself in a new environment! In her blog post, Mélanie Roy shares a few of the lessons she learned from her year of English immersion in Vancouver. Read her tips before setting off on your own language immersion journey!
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Categories: Language learning

Views on bilingualism from 5 Canada 150 Ambassadors

Posted: November 27, 2017

Canada 150 Ambassadors talk about bilingualism and how speaking both of our official languages has enriched their lives.
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Categories: Events

Why Canada needs a language museum

Posted: November 20, 2017

Did you know that Canada has a language museum? What’s a language museum, you ask? Read Katharine Snider McNair’s post to find out, and learn why it’s important for Canada to have one!
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