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The Our Languages blog has something for anyone who is interested in language, whether for work, study or pleasure. Share your passion for language by leaving a comment on a post or by becoming a guest blogger! Discover a new blog post every two weeks!

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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.

The language of music

Posted on April 14, 2020

What influences our musical choices and makes us prefer a song written in one language rather than another? Pascale Bourque reflects on these very questions and proposes a few answers.

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