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Sabbatical Report: Language Classes (French)

Sabbatical Report: Language Classes (French)

During my sabbatical year in Strasbourg, France, I took both German and French language classes. ┬áThis blog entry is about the French course I took. Before getting into the details about how I took French lessons during my sabbatical, here is some background. We chose to raise our kids as francophones in Toronto. They went […]

Sabbatical Report: Summary

Sabbatical Report: Summary

Many professors in Canadian universities get a "sabbatical year" once every few years.  My first sabbatical year was from July 2018 to June 2019 and I spent most of it in Strasbourg, France, with my wife and kids.  Unlike what many people outside of academia think, it's not a vacation, but is generally considered a […]