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Collège Saint-Charles Garnier, located in Québec City, Canada, is a private co-educational secondary school. Founded by the Jesuits in 1635, it is the oldest French speaking teaching establishment in North America. Our educational plan and the diverse programs which we offer show that our vision, while taking its roots in a solid tradition, is yet one turned towards the...

Why learn English in Canada? Canada, the second largest country in the world, has a population of only 30 million people. It is a young, dynamic country, known for its rich cultural diversity and vast natural beauty. From the Pacific Coast to the Maritime Provinces you will encounter a spectacular geography of forests, mountains, grasslands, lakes and oceans. Four very...

French is spoken by more people than ever — 220 million worldwide, 20 million more than in 2007, according to a new report launched by the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF) at its summit in Montreux, Switzerland, this month. With 96.2 million Africans speaking French at the moment, the OIF believes that rising rates of literacy and birth rates mean...

Kate Sommers-Dawes marvels at Costa Rica as a Spanish immersion destination Visit Costa Rica’s official tourism site and read its official slogan; “No Artificial Ingredients,” — a mantra of which you will not need reminding from the first moment you step foot in one of the country’s myriad waterfalls or stumble upon one of its one hundred plus species of brightly...

From Paris’ urban chic through its majestic provincial cities and cherished countryside to the towering Alps and Pyrénées without forgetting the sophisticated beaches of the South, France has so much to offer students in pursuit of acquiring the language of Rimbaud and Rousseau. It is hardly surprising that France attracts more tourists (about 75 million in 2009) than any...

Portuguese ( português (help·info) or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated from a fusion of the dialect spoken in what is now Galicia and northern Portugal with closely related dialects spoken in territories to the south which had not yet been reconquered by the Christians to the Arabs by the time Portugal was born as a Christian...

Taiwan's Languages The languages and dialects spoken in Taiwan have their origins in the Austronesian and Han lingual systems. The Austronesian languages are spoken by Taiwan's indigenous peoples, while most common Han dialects - Minnanese and Hakka - are primarily used by those whose ancestors immigrated from China's Fujian and Guangdong Provinces, respectively, four centuries ago. In 1949,...

Presenting AviaMost AviaMost is the only consistent and widely read comprehensive Russian language Magazine published from the United Arab Emirates in collaboration with many government departments. Thanks to the uniqueness of the medium catering to the people of a country with growing economic links with the Middle East and an extensive penetration among the shopper-tourists from that region. As an up-market...

With a population of about 34 million people, Morocco is known to be the crossroads between Africa and Europe. Here, visitors will see the lingering influences of the surrounding areas, which contribute to the diversity of cultural attractions that Morocco has to offer. Whether it is the medieval city of Fez, the sandy shores of Agadir, the bustling cosmopolitan...

On the North coast of Africa with the Sinai Peninsula connecting it to Western Asia, Egypt has more than 82 million inhabitants. Known for its ancient monuments, such as the Giza Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, countless travelers visit Egypt each year to marvel at its history and culture. Whether students visit the ancient artifacts in Luxor, the Royal...