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Where can I learn languages other than English and French?
See if there are lessons in your community to learn your home language or another language. Generally, you have to pay for these lessons but some government programs are free or subsidized.
International language programs can help you and your children learn other languages and cultures.
Home Language Literacy
People who are not fully literate in their home language can take a literacy class. These programs teach basic reading and writing skills, which are needed to learn English or French as a second language.
Where to Look
You can find information about these types of programs at:
Private schools or institutes might also have these types of classes. You can search online for different types of language classes in your area.
You can also ask friends and neighbours if they know a private tutor.
For More Information
- Hold On to Your Home Language - This brochure talks about why children benefit from speaking their family's language and what parents can do to help their children. You can get it in different languages.
- International Children's Digital Library - This website has a collection of children's books that you can read online. You can find books in many languages, and can search for books by type, topic, length of book, and age of reader.
August 18, 2016