Whether you're a University of Ottawa professor, student, researcher, employee or alumnus, you will find on this page a selection of links along with brief descriptions that will lead you towards resources relevant to your goals and meeting your linguistic needs.

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Julien Couture Resource Centre

Julien Couture Resource Centre

The JCRC offers French (FSL) and English as a second language (ESL) conversation workshops, educational resources, a collection of movies as well as study areas to support you throughout your linguistic journey.

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Compendium of Language Management in Canada

The SLMC is a language management database that focuses on language history, presence, legislation and organizations in Canada.

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Linguistic Risk-Taking Initiative

A handy learning tool that encourages second-language learners to take various risks in order to boost their confidence and allow them to make the most of our bilingual campus as a real-life language-learning resource.  

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ILOBify is an app that allows you to expand your learning of French or English as a second language thanks to a host of resources: documentaries, films, articles, music, digital tools, and more!

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Language resources

Resources to help with your writing. Unless indicated otherwise, they are free and available online. To use some library resources, you must be on campus or have the University’s VPN client installed on your device.

Support Network for English Language Learners

In need of assistance with your English academic writing skills?

Here are a number of options for services, courses and resources at the University of Ottawa.