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The singular “they” is gaining acceptance – The Our Languages blog – Resources of the Language Portal of Canada – Languages – Canadian identity and society – Culture, history and sport – Canada.ca

https://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/en/blogue-blog/singular-they-eng?page=0

Oct 23, 2017 ... with constructions like the one below, right? “Everyone should take his or her books.” Well, actually, no. If you do some digging into the history of English usage, you’ll discover that the rule about male pronouns being used to stand in for male and female was an invention of Victorian grammarians. And that it used to be common to use “they” when referring to a person whose

Honouring Indigenous Peoples – Quizzes on general knowledge – Quizzes on the Language Portal of Canada – Resources of the Language Portal of Canada – Languages – Canadian identity and society – Culture, history and sport – Canada.ca

https://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/en/quiz/peuples-autochtones-indigenous-peoples-eng

Jun 4, 2018 ...Honouring Indigenous peoples Did you know that June is National Indigenous History Month? And that June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day? Try our quiz on points of English, and learn about Indigenous peoples too! The term “” refers to all Status and Non-Status Indians in Canada.a) First Nationsb) first nations The epic poem The Song of Hiawatha

Parts of a business letter – Quizzes on style and writing conventions – Quizzes on the Language Portal of Canada – Resources of the Language Portal of Canada – Languages – Canadian identity and society – Culture, history and sport ¬– Canada.ca

https://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/en/quiz/jeu-quiz-anatomie-lettre-business-letter-eng

Jul 30, 2018 ...An English quiz on the different parts of a business letter (letterhead, inside address, date, subject, salutation, complimentary close, etc.).

Award-winning titles for Asian Heritage Month – The Our Languages blog – Resources of the Language Portal of Canada – Languages – Canadian identity and society – Culture, history and sport – Canada.ca

https://www.noslangues-ourlanguages.gc.ca/en/blogue-blog/patrimoine-asiatique-asian-heritage-eng

May 7, 2018 ..., by Madeleine Thien The Chinese Cultural Revolution, Tiananmen Square, classical music and present-day Vancouver. Just some of the elements you’ll find in Thien’s 2016 novel Do Not Say We Have Nothing, which, by the way, won the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction and the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Looks as if it should be on everyone’s reading list

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