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Canadian Thanksgiving for ESL learners Posted by on Oct 13, 2014

Woman with a turkey for Thanksgiving.

Much like the American holiday of Thanksgiving, the Canadian holiday occurs every year in Fall (or Autumn). The Canadian Thanksgiving happens earlier than the American Thanksgiving each year, and along with this difference in time there are a number of other differences between how Americans and Canadians celebrate this national holiday. In honor of Canadian…

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Let’s go to Vancouver: A trip to a Canadian city for ESL students Posted by on Oct 9, 2014

Potuine a typical Canadian dish.

In continuation of this Transparent Language blog’s ‘closer look at Canada,’ today we are going to take a trip to one of Canada’s famous seaport cities; Vancouver. This is the third post in a series of four looking at different aspects of the English-speaking country of Canada. Take a look at my last two posts…

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The Canadian “eh” and how it is used in English Posted by on Oct 7, 2014

My last post on this blog was an introduction to the great country of Canada, the world’s second largest country, and the largest (by land and water size) English speaking country in the world. Today, I’m going to introduce you to a unique Canadian word, “eh”, and how English speakers in Canada use it. If…

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Canada a country of maple syrup and hockey: An intro in English for ESL students Posted by on Oct 2, 2014

I’m going to begin a short series on this Transparent Language blog about Canada, the country American’s fondly refer to as “our neighbor to the north.” Part of what is spurring this series is Canada’s upcoming Thanksgiving holiday (on November 13th this year), but I will write more on that topic in a future post…

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