Promoting bilingualism for Canadian students

In Canada around 7.3 million Canadians, roughly 22% of the Canadian population, speak French. As a country with two official languages, being able to communicate well in both languages is an important  skill to have and can be a great advantage during school years and beyond. 

Not only is Bilingualism a highly sought after skill outside of the classroom, it’s also reported to help with concentration levels, problem solving skills and increased focus. (Source:

At Texthelp, we understand the importance of accommodating every child’s needs with a range of solutions that play to each student’s personal strengths and abilities. 

That also means supporting your bilingual students to excel and reach their learning goals. Read&Write is now available in French across Windows, Google Chrome and iPad.

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Supporting every student across Canada

Read&Write lets everyone read, write and express themselves more confidently.

And the great news is that we’ve now got French - Canadian dual language support available in Read&Write, at the click of a button. This means that your students are supported better than ever before, regardless of whether they speak English or French, or both. 

From hearing written content read aloud to text prediction, picture dictionaries, summary highlighters and a grammar, spelling and confusable words checker, Read&Write makes lots of everyday literacy tasks simpler, quicker and more accurate.

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Shaping the future at Edmonton Public Schools

Edmonton Public Schools, the sixth biggest school district in Canada is using Read&Write to create confident, independent learners. Read on to learn how Read&Write played an instrumental role in doing this. 

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If you'd like to find out more about Read&Write or have any questions, simply get in touch with our team.