Newcomers discover the bilingual advantage for employment

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Photo: Mary McCown

Chai (left), a participant who gave only her first name, Alexandra Hartley and Suse Draws try to guess which statement is true and which is false during a round of Vrai ou Faux.

Learning a second language can be an intimidating experience for many adults, but for newcomers to Quebec City, it’s often essential for finding work and making friends.

On Oct. 10, a bilingual business networking 5-á-7 offered an opportunity for adults to practice their English or French in a relaxed environment and simply talk at the Valcartier Family Centre (VFC) on Boul. Hochelaga.