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Language Watch Canada (Feb 2019)

Updated: Sep 10, 2019

February 2019 Edition


Better late than never!

I'm back with the second installment of "Language Watch Canada"! I hope you enjoyed reading some of the articles posted last month. Even though the month of February was short, there was no shortage of interesting articles to share.

Take a peek at what I have for you this month (in no particular order)!

(Feb 10, 2019)

This article explores the reasons behind the growing number of Filipino language programs in Canadian schools.

(Feb 12, 2019)

This article delves into how a Mohawk immersion elementary school in Quebec is hoping to bring language learning outside of the classroom with the launch of a new app.

(Feb 11, 2019)

This feel-good article talks about how children at a St. John's school are being inspired to use French to create music.

(Feb 12, 2019)

This article touches on how two Ojibway speakers are using different techniques to connect with language learners across the country on Facebook.

(Feb13, 2019)

This article investigates the rising demand for French immersion schooling across Canada, as parents hope to give their children a leg up with a second language.

(Feb 13, 2019)

The title says it all. This article touches on the journey that two men are on in the hopes of inspiring others to revive their lost language.

(Feb 12, 2019)

This short article highlights the importance for First Nations youth to see themselves represented in content in order to preserve their culture.

(Feb 17, 2019)

This article takes a look inside the Able Translations scandal.

(Feb 16, 2019)

This article emphasizes the importance of ensuring that Indigenous languages survive as they are critical to preserving culture and identity.

(Feb 28, 2019)

This fun article talks about how Franglais became so widely-used and how it has shaped French Canadian culture.

Which article did you like best? Let me know in the comments below!

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