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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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Living and working in French in the National Capital Region

Posted on April 3, 2018

It's very tempting for Francophones living and working in a bilingual environment to switch to English as soon as they feel there's a need to. Our guest blogger, Catherine Larose, suggests resisting the temptation, however, for the sake of linguistic duality.

5 reasons why reading aloud isn’t just for children

Posted on March 26, 2018

Chances are you’re not in the habit of reading aloud, but maybe you should be, because there are definite benefits to it! Julia-Sandford Cooke tells you all about them in her blog post!

What Gallicisms are and why we use them

Posted on March 19, 2018

Do you know what happens when French and English co-exist in the same city? Gallicisms, that’s what! Read on to find out how they occur and why we use them.

Téléfun: Case study of an informal language partners program

Posted on March 12, 2018

Thinking of setting up a language partners program in your workplace? Take your cues from Parks Canada, and read about their experience launching Téléfun in Mélanie Rivet’s post!

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