Languages of Canada
A multitude of languages are used in Canada. According to the 2011 census, English and French are the mother tongues of 56.9% and 21.3% of Canadians respectively. However, marking the steady decline i...
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Teaching English with new gender pronouns
Teaching English with new gender pronouns is a little more complicated. What's your preferred pronoun? Let us know in the comments!
The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
Canadian French
Canadian French (French: français canadien) denotes the varieties of French spoken in Canada. In 2005, the total number of speakers of French in Canada (including those who spoke it as a second la...
Bilingual belt
The bilingual belt is a term for the portion of Canada where both French and English are regularly spoken. The term was coined by Richard Joy in his 1967 book Languages in Conflict, where he wrote, "...
Bilingual belt - Wikipedia
Canadian Aboriginal syllabics
Canadian Aboriginal syllabic writing, or simply syllabics, is a family of abugidas (consonant-based alphabets) used to write a number of Aboriginal Canadian languages of the Algonquian, Inuit, and (fo...
Canadian Aboriginal syllabics - Wikipedia
Language policies of Canada's provinces and territories
The language policies of Canada's province and territories vary substantially between different regions and also between different eras.From the 1890s until the 1960s, English was the only language th...
Language policies of Canada's provinces and territories - Wikipedia
American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL) is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and most of anglophone Canada. Besides North America, dialects of ASL and ASL-based creoles are u...
American Sign Language - Wikipedia
Bilingualism in Canada
The official languages of Canada are English and French, which "have equality of status and equal rights and privileges as to their use in all institutions of the Parliament and Government of Canada,"...
Bilingualism in Canada - Wikipedia
Canadian Gaelic
Canadian Gaelic or Cape Breton Gaelic (Scottish Gaelic: A' Ghàidhlig Chanada, A' Ghàidhlig Chanèideanach or Gàidhlig Cheap Bhreatainn), known in English as simply Gaelic, refers to the dialects of...
Canadian Gaelic - Wikipedia
Canadian English
Canadian English (CanE, CE, en-CA) is the variety of English spoken in Canada. English is the first language, or "mother tongue", of approximately 24 million Canadians (77%), and more than 28 million ...
Canadian English - Wikipedia
French language in Canada
French is the mother tongue of about 7.3 million Canadians (22 % of the Canadian population, second to English at 58.4%) according to Census Canada 2011. Most native French speakers in Canada liv...
French language in Canada - Wikipedia
Inuktitut
Inuktitut (/ɪˈnʊktɨtʊt/; [inuktiˈtut], ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ), also Eastern Canadian Inuktitut or Eastern Canadian Inuit, is one of the principal Inuit languages of Canada. It is spoken in all areas north of the t...
Plautdietsch language
Plautdietsch, or Mennonite Low German, was originally a Low Prussian variety of East Low German, with Dutch influence, that developed in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Vistula delta area of Royal ...
Canadian slang
Canadian English (CanE, CE, en-CA) is the variety of English spoken in Canada. English is the first language, or "mother tongue", of approximately 24 million Canadians (77%), and more than 28 million ...
Canadian slang - Wikipedia
The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
French grammar
French grammar is the grammar of the French language, which in many respects is quite similar to that of the other Romance languages.French is a moderately inflected language. Nouns and most pronouns ...
Jan Trepczyk
Jan Trepczyk (Kashubian: Jan Trepczik; 22 October 1907 in Strysza Buda, Kartuzy – 3 September 1989, in Wejherowo, Poland) was one of the most accomplished Kashubian poets, and also a songwriter,...
Canadian raising
Canadian raising is a vowel shift in some dialects of North American English that changes the pronunciation of the diphthongs /aɪ/ and /aʊ/, the vowels in ice and out. These diphthongs usually begin i...
Gao-Yang Yue
Gao-Yang, or Gao-Lei, is one of four principal dialects of Yue (Cantonese). It is spoken in and around Maoming and Yangjiang in southwestern Guangdong.The name derives from its two subdialects, Gaozho...
An Act to promote the French language in Québec
Bill 63, more formally known as the Loi pour promouvoir la langue française au Québec (or "Law to promote the French language in Quebec"), was a language law passed in 1969 in the Canadian province of...
Utkuhiksalik dialect
Utkuhiksalik, Utkuhikhalik, Utkuhikhaliq, Utkuhiksalingmiutitut, Utkuhiksalingmiutut, Utkuhiksalingmiut Inuktitut, Utku, Gjoa Haven dialect is a sub-dialect of Natsilingmiutut (Nattiliŋmiut) dialect o...
Hunminjeongeum Haerye
Hunminjeongeum Haerye (lit. "Explanations and Examples of the Correct/Proper Sounds for the Instruction of the People"), also called the Haerye Edition of Hunminjeongeum or simply The Haerye, is a com...
Hunminjeongeum Haerye - Wikipedia
Queen's Golden Gaels
The Queen's Gaels (also: Queen's Golden Gaels) are the athletic teams that represent Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Team colours are blue, red, and gold. Its main home is Richardson ...
Queen's Golden Gaels - Wikipedia
Danezaa language
Beaver, also known as Tsattine and by the people themselves as Danezaa (ᑕᓀᖚ Dane-zaa, Dunneza) or Dane-zaa Zaageʔ ("people-regular language"), is an Athabascan language of western Canada. About half o...
Danezaa language - Wikipedia