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Bilingualism in Quebec

Practicing your second language

On our series English 101: Bilingualism in la Belle Province, we've been talking about how francophones learn English in Quebec. Bob McBryde, an English cégep teacher, talks about the challenges his students face because there's nowhere to practice!

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Intensive English

Host Jacquie Czernin speaks with two people involved in the education system about concerns around mandatory intensive English classes. Christine Giguère in Plessisville, teaches English Second Language at the Commission Scolaire des Bois-Francs for 15 years. Here is some of what she had to say.

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Donna Harquail is a vice-principal at École Rochebelle. Here is part of her conversation with CBC's Catou MacKinnon.

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Bilingual students at St. Patrick's High School

CBC reporter Catou MacKinnon takes us to St-Patrick's High School in Quebec City. She met four students there who shared how they came to speak two languages. Here are the voices of fifteen-year-olds Sandrynn Lapierre, Camille Martin, Jessika Jean, and Sarah Burke.
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