12 Years a Slave

The Oscar winning movie 12 Years a Slave is based on a memoir by a black man who was born free but kept as a slave for twelve years.You may watch the entire film and work with assignments related to it on this site. 

Alice Munro

Canadian author, Alice Munro, is a master of the short story. She won the Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 as the first Canadian.

How the People Shaped Canada’s History

The history of Canada was influenced by its different inhabitants’ encounter with the enormous riches of this vast, cold land. 

Varieties of English - Soundmap

English comes in many variants all over the world. The two best known are British and American English, but there are also African, Asian, Pacific and Caribbean varieties. Study the interactive map below. 

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