Access Article here. By Laura K. Lawless French Language Expert Shyness apart, if you feel nervous when speaking French, it’s probably due to a lack of confidence in your skills: you don’t feel you have the grammar, vocabulary, and/or pronunciation needed in order to express yourself. The obvious solution is to improve your French, and […]

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Access Article here. French Pronunciation Guide: How to Sound More Like a Native French Speaker by BENNY LEWIS   When you start learning French, the pronunciation can seem really tricky. This is especially the case as it has a lot of sounds that aren’t found in English. French is different to English. But it’s certainly […]

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Supporting Your Child’s Success in French Immersion and Extended French, Kindergarten to Grade 8 is a new addition to the Ontario Ministry of Education’s parent guides. This guide, with a focus on literacy, draws from the best knowledge and research available about language learning. It contains practical suggestions for simple, everyday activities and strategies that you […]

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The Yes, You Can Help resource was produced by CPF Alberta and Alberta Education’s French Language Education Services for parents with children in French second language programs. Now available online, it answers many questions and provides support to parents on issues such as:  Why learn a second language?  A made-in-Canada solution (What is French immersion? What […]

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Glenn McDonald HUMAN Jul 30, 2016 06:00 AM ET Have you been wanting to pick up a new language? It’s never too late! You might be surprised at how our brains learn second languages. Guten tag, Seekers! Interesting news this week from the linguistics desk. A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that, while it’s […]

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