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The Refuge - CYRRC EPISODE 3, 7th September 2021
Learning the Language: Supporting Refugee Youth Learning English
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Learning the Language: Supporting Refugee Youth Learning English

Welcome to the third episode of The Refuge in which we discuss learning English as a new refugee in Canada, and how language affects and is in turn affected by integration. 

Our guests are Fida Alfandi, a youth who arrived in Canada from Syria five years ago, Mazen El-Baba -founder of H.appi a non-profit that works with children who have experienced adversity, and Dr. Johanne Paradis -professor of Linguistics at the University of Alberta. 

With the new academic year just around the corner, we hear from our guests about how teachers and schools can support refugee youth as they return to the classroom.