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Teaching both English and French as a second language in Quebec

Posted on April 12, 2021

Are your language students dozing off in class? With 25 years of teaching experience under her belt, Julie de Belle shares how being creative can liven up the classroom.

Anacoluthon: A stylistic error

Posted on April 6, 2021

Anacoluthon can hide in your writing, and you might not even realize it. Ève Lyne Marchand sheds light on this sneaky stylistic device that is sometimes used for effect, but often leads to unwanted secondary effects.

Canadian authors who lull my children to sleep

Posted on March 29, 2021

Most children love to be read to. In this post, Marise Guay provides us with a list of local children’s authors. Their books will certainly delight children and spur their imagination.

Wendat kwatatiahtah! (Let’s speak Wendat!): The resurgence of a language

Posted on March 22, 2021

In this post, Steeves Gourgues interviews Marcel Godbout, who tells us about the efforts made by the Wendake community to revive the language of their ancestors, a language that has been dormant for over a century.

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