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How my love of words shaped my life

Posted on January 8, 2018

The passion for language and literature can occur at different ages and in various circumstances. Our guest blogger, Ana Conan, tells us how words came to be her love and how she chose to share that love with others.

My 2 hats, and false ideas about linguistics

Posted on December 15, 2017

Did you know that linguistics is about so much more than grammar and rules? Read Raina Schnider’s blog post to clear up any false ideas you may have about linguistics. Enjoy!

5 places to visit to practise your second language

Posted on December 11, 2017

Living in a bilingual region gives people an opportunity to master Canada’s official languages. Born in the National Capital Region, Lucie Séguin suggests 5 places in the surrounding area that you can visit to practise your English or French.

Second-language immersion: A year in Vancouver

Posted on December 4, 2017

What better way to perfect a second language than to immerse yourself in a new environment! In her blog post, Mélanie Roy shares a few of the lessons she learned from her year of English immersion in Vancouver. Read her tips before setting off on your own language immersion journey!

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