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    • Acquisition of the internal and external constraints of variable schwa deletion by French Immersion students 

      Uritescu, Dorin; Mougeon, Raymond; Rehner, Katherine; Nadasdi, Terry (Mouton de Gruyter, 2004)
      This article is one among a series of studies on the acquisition of patterns of linguistic variation observable in the speech of native speakers of Canadian French by French immersion (FI) students. The present study is ...
    • Adult literacy issues in Canada 

      Burnaby, Barbara (Cambridge University Press -Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press Http://, 1992)
    • Agreeing to disagree: Variable subject-verb agreement in immersion French 

      Nadasdi, Terry (CAAL - ACLA - Association Canadienne de Linguistique Appliquee, 2001)
      The present study examines the variable presence/absence of third person plural marking on French verbs in the speech of French immersion students. The analysis considers both linguistic and social factors that condition ...
    • An Issue on Predicate-Clefting: Evidence from Atlantic Creoles and African Languages 

      Mufwene, Salikoko S. (Brockmeyer University Press, Bochum;, 1987)
    • Antoine Berman, l'absolu critique 

      Simon, Sherry (Association Canadienne de Traductologie, McGill University;, 2001)
      S’il y a recherche d’absolu chez Antoine Berman, c’est la recherche de l’absolu critique,l’idéal d’une position d’intellectuel engagé par sa matière. Berman a établi l’actualité de la traductologie comme pensée ...
    • Aperçu de la langue française en Alberta (Canada) 

      Walker, Douglas (Presses Universitaires du Mirail;, 2003)
    • Are you bilingual? 

      Dewaele, Jean-Marc (Birkbeck College, 2006)
      This study, based on a questionnaire written in English, asks participants (with self-reports of low to very high proficiency in two languages) if they are bilingual. That answer serving as the independent variable, we ...
    • Back to the Future in Acadian French 

      King, Ruth; Nadasdi, Terry (Cambridge University Press, 2003)
      Abstract - Our article presents a variationist analysis of future verb forms in Acadian French. The main variants considered are the inflected future (e.g. je partirai) and the periphrastic future (e.g. je vais partir). ...
    • Basque Language Survival in Rural Communities From the Pays Basque, France 

      Mougeon, Raymond; Mougeon, Francoise (Desert Research Institute Publication in the Social Sciences, 1977)
      In comparison to the Basque country in Spain, the Pays Basque in France is very small; its three provinces cover an area of only approximately 2,500 square miles, somewhat more than half the total of the "Departement" of ...
    • Bilingual Competence: Linguistic Interference or Grammatical Intergrity? 

      Poplack, Shana (National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, 1983)
      This study reviews five papers focusing on Spanish in the United States setting in light of traditional and current research in the field of bilingualism. The author discusses methodological, conceptual, and analytical ...
    • Bilingualism, Language maintenance and Religion in Gaspe East 

      Mougeon, Raymond; Macnamara, John (UQAM, Dept. of Linguistics, 1975)
    • Blistering barnacles! What language do multilinguals swear in? 

      Dewaele, Jean-Marc (Universidade de Vigo, 2004)
      The present contribution focuses on the effects of language dominance / attrition, context of acquisition, age of onset of learning, frequency of general use of a language and sociodemographic variables on self-reported ...
    • Borrowing: the Synchrony of Integration 

      Poplack, Shana; Sankoff, David (Mouton de Gruyter;, 1984)
      The notion of loanword assimilation is operationalized in a number of different ways, focusing on both linguistic and social aspects. The indices of integration thus constructed are applied to a set of lexical data ...
    • Brussels French une fois: Transfer-induced innovation or system-internal development 

      Treffers-Daller, Jeanine (Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://, 2005)
      In language contact studies, specific features of the contact languages are often seen to be the result of transfer (interference), but it remains difficult to disentangle the role of intra-systemic and inter-systemic ...
    • Changement de conditionnement en phonologie: un exemple roumain 

      Uritescu, Dorin (Presses universitaires de France;, 1997)
      The phonological change is certainly the result of the interaction of two types of factors: natural, extralinguistic factors and formal factors, i.e. factors related to the form, the organization of language. One aspect ...
    • Charlotte Melançon : traduire pour comprendre 

      Buzelin, Helene; Whitfield, Agnes [editor] (Éditions Fides;, 2005)
    • Community Based ESL: An Assessment of a federal Pilot Initiative 

      Burnaby, Barbara (TESL Canada, 1988)
      This article provides an overview of an assessment that TESL Canada undertook of Employment and Immigration Canada's pilot programme, the Settlement Language Training Program (1986/7). Ten projects in the programme in ...
    • Contact-induced linguistic innovations on the continum of language use: The case of French in Ontario 

      Mougeon, Raymond; Nadasdi, Terry; Rehner, Katherine (Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2005)
      In this paper we present a methodological approach that can be used to determine the likelihood that innovations observed in a minority language are the result of language contact. We then use this methodological approach ...
    • Contrasting patterns of code-switching in two communities 

      Poplack, Shana (University of Victoria. Dept. of Linguistics, 1985)
    • Cree Decision Making Concerning Language: A Case Study 

      Burnaby, Barbara; MacKenzie, Marguerite (Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 2001)
      In 1993, nine Cree communities on the east coast of James Bay (Quebec, Canada) and inland began work on a pilot project to use Cree as the language of instruction(CLIP) in two communities, and have continued to extend this ...