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The singular “they” is gaining acceptance

Posted: October 23, 2017

Can “they” be used in the singular? Read up on the history, uses and growing acceptance of the singular “they” in this post from Gael Spivak of Editors Canada!
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Two students, one cause

Posted: October 16, 2017

A Francophone student himself, Zachary Blanchard-Séguin introduces you to two other dynamic students. As you will see, their enthusiasm is equalled only by their passion for the French language and their Francophone communities.
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Categories: Francophonie

5 tools to discover in the Language Portal

Posted: October 10, 2017

Fall is the time to rekindle a love of learning. Whether your purpose is pleasure, work or homework, you’ll find something of interest in this article on 5 useful tools available to you in the Language Portal!
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Comparative revision: An essential step

Posted: October 2, 2017

Have you ever written documents in both official languages? Then you must have asked yourself if the two versions were really equivalent. How can you be sure? The author of the post explains.
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Categories: Editing

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