second languages

3 ways to unite the teaching and development of oral skills in French and English in secondary school

In this article, our collaborators, France Legault, Maxime Paquet and Dave Parenteau, offer a few ways to maximize efforts and promote collaboration between all language teachers.

Entertaining projects for teachers and students

Sara Hurley and Kali-Anne Monneret are two teachers from Quebec who are currently working at Lycée Antoine-de-Saint-Exupéry in Santiago, Chile. They are passionate about educational innovation and have undertaken various educational projects aimed at improving education in their primary school. They tell us about it here!

Learning languages in the digital age: challenges and opportunities

The New Media Consortium, an influential American association that brings together specialists in educational technology, has just published an expected report on trends, challenges and opportunities related to language learning in the digital age.

Learning a new language: possible and beneficial at any age

For cognitive reasons, it is often easier for children to learn a foreign language than for adults. A recent study indicates that the benefits of learning a new language on the brain are significant, for both children and adults.

Singing in a foreign language significantly promotes learning

According to a study by the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, published in the journal Memory & Cognition, it is proven that singing in another language promotes the learning of the latter. Do your vocalizations!

Explore, a premier second-language immersion program, celebrates 40 years

News Release - This year marks the 40th anniversary of Explore (formerly the Summer Language Bursary Program), which was created by the federal government and the provinces and territories in 1971 to promote the study of French and English as a second language among young people in Canada.