For those who are in language training, or who simply want to take advantage of some extra time to work on their language skills, the Ottawa Public Library has some language resources available. You’ll need an active OPL library card for it to work, and if it prompts you for a PIN you don’t know, it is probably the last four digits of your phone number. If you’re not in Ottawa, your local library likely has similar setups.
On the OPL website, choose Browse / Online Resources and then one of the following resources.
A. THE CANADIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA
While at first glance this may not seem like a “language resource”, it has lots of info about Canada and it is available in both English and French presented at a fairly junior reading level.
I already mentioned in an earlier post (OPL resources: Research tools while working from home) that the library has french and english newspapers and journals too. » Read the rest