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4 simple tips for writing an effective speech

Posted on July 20, 2020

Have you ever had to address a crowd? Was it at a conference? A meeting? A wedding? Regardless of the situation, there’s a lot to keep in mind when preparing your remarks. Guest blogger Stanley Igboanugo is here to help with some great tips on how to write your next speech.

Comic books and graphic novels: A primer

Posted on July 6, 2020

Have you ever heard of what is known as the 9th art? For a primer on comic books and graphic novels, check out Ève Lyne Marchand’s post. You’ll learn new vocabulary and make some exciting literary discoveries!

Cultural revitalization: Drawing on the past for a better future

Posted on June 19, 2020

When members of the Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation realized that their traditions, language and beliefs were in jeopardy, they took action. Guest blogger Kevin Lewis tells us about two revitalization initiatives that he has been involved in.

4 ways French has influenced the English language

Posted on June 8, 2020

English owes a lot to the French language. Read Chad Emery’s post to find out why you may know more French than you think!

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