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7 wonders of literary language

Posted on May 11, 2020

You’ve heard of the seven wonders of the world, but have you heard of the seven wonders of literary language? Guest blogger Nadia Helal leads you on an inspiring journey through her top literary devices and techniques! Which one is your favourite?

Australian English in a nutshell

Posted on May 4, 2020

Are you fascinated by other dialects of English? What about the English spoken in Straya, a.k.a. Australia? In her post, Line Lalande gives you the good oil on Aussie English!

The French spoken in New France

Posted on April 27, 2020

Are you familiar with the history of the French language in New France under the French Regime? Our guest blogger, Steeves Gourgues, has taken a keen interest in the topic.

The language of climate change

Posted on April 20, 2020

To help us talk about climate change in French, the Office de la langue française (OQLF) developed a glossary on the subject. OQLF terminologist Francis Pedneault tells us about it in his blog.

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