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Vous or tu ? Native and non-native speakers of French on a sociolinguistic tight rope
(Mouton Publishers, 2004)
Sociolinguistic rules governing choice of pronouns of address are notoriously difficult in French, despite the fact that the number of variants is rather limited: the more formal vous versus the more informal tu. Children ...
A real-time window on 19th century vernacular French: The Récits du français québécois d'autrefois
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Le vernaculaire en Alberta
(Les Presses de Saint-Boniface, 2004)
Le français en Alberta, tel que parlé dans la région de Rivière-la-Paix, où se trouve la plus grande concentration de francophones, présente tous les traits du français canadien populaire. De plus, il manifeste 1es ...
Brussels French une fois: Transfer-induced innovation or system-internal development
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 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 ...
Back to the Future in Acadian French
(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). ...
Les parlers français de l'Ouest Canadien: Postface
(Les Presses universitaires de Saint-Boniface, 2004)
Phonetic norm versus usage in advanced French as a second language
(Mouton de Gruyter, 2004)
This article is drawn from a large-scale ongoing study on linguistic progress in advanced French as a second language (FL2). The performance of 48 English-speaking students who spent their third year of university in France ...
Gender assignment and gender agreement in advanced French Interlanguage: a cross-sectional study
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2001)
An analysis of 519 gender errors (out of 9,378 modifiers) in the advanced French interlanguage of 27 Dutch L1 speakers conforms earlier findings that gender assignment and/or agreement remain problematic for learners at ...
Second language acquisition and "real" French: An investigation of subject doubling in the French of Montreal Anglophones
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2002)
ABSTRACT --We investigated the French of the first generation of Montreal Anglophones who had had access to French immersion schooling. Our aim was to determine the extent to which these Anglophones had acquired the ...