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NOSM University promises world class education for its students. To ensure a successful stay at University in French, it takes resources to give yourself an advantage. Here are relevant resources and tools to help you in your studies and your stay as a French-speaking health professional.

Franco-Ontarian resources

Discover also the new video for the song Mon beau drapeau which highlights the many francophone communities across Ontario.

For a little inspiration and to take your place – our place – discover the video clips entitled “Ton français, c’est ton français et on aime ça l’entendre!” from the Collège Boréale.

Mon drapeau franco

History of the Franco-Ontarian flag

Linguistic bank

Free Text Corrector –

Advanced Corrector – Antidote

Thesaurus – Crisco

Free Translator Reverso – the app / online

Free Translator – DeepL

Duolingo – Download the app

Office québécois de la langue française

Language Portal of Canada

Université d’ottawa – Règles grammaticales, de vocabulaire et outils de rédaction

Laurentian University – Le langagier

Medical Vocabulary

Health literacy

Discover this health literacy video series [in French only] for patients who will be undergoing heart surgery.
They are informative, easy to understand and have been designed and approved by a team of multidisciplinary researchers, a cardiac surgeon, a cardiologist, a family physician and a nurse.
These videos are the result of a funded research project obtained at the CNFS (Laurentian component), with the support of Health Canada.

Before heart surgery ;
During heart surgery;
After heart surgery, at the hospital;
After heart surgery, returning home;
Complete video.