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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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How to pronounce the French “u” and “r” sounds

Posted: October 29, 2018

Are you learning to speak French and having trouble with the “u” and “r” sounds? No problem! Our guest blogger Emily Power will have you pronouncing your u’s and rolling your r’s like a native French speaker in no time!
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Indigenous language resources: My treasure chest

Posted: October 22, 2018

The Indigenous languages section of the Collection of Canadian language resources has been updated! With links to statistics, writing resources, teaching tools, organizations, events and more, there’s something for everyone! Our colleague Mélanie Guay tells us what she discovered while updating the Collection.
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