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    Topic: French language in Quebec: still under threat This research paper will be looking into and discussing, whether or not the French language in Quebec is still under threat. This project will discuss the existence of a threat to French language, and its culture. Also look into possible reasons why people may believe that there is a threat or not. According to research conducted after the 1995 referendum, a large number of Quebecers, who speak French, believe that there is a real threat to the

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    chosen language for this paper is French. Morphology 1. Information on the language family it belongs to Language families are groups of languages that are related to each other because they come from a common older language. French comes from the Indo-European languages family and is a part of the Romance family along with Italian and Spanish which was spoken a long time ago. 2. Geographic location of the speakers, number of speakers, dialects, etc. French is the first spoken language is various

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    topic of Cajun French language loss or rather, language revival in Louisiana. Her article is based on the very concept of language loss and/or death studies. Due to the reasons she mentions later in her article, Ryon prefers to focus on language revival as she has noticed clear holes in the research evidence used in the study of language loss. Ryon uses the theories of many well-known theorists such as Foucault, Bourdieu and Lafont to challenge scholarly articles written on language loss in Louisiana

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    do not know how much other languages have influenced what has now become their modern language. For example, many people know that French has influenced both American and English culture, but not through studying the subject or learning French. Old English was a combination of both Scandinavian and Germanic languages before the Norman Conquest. During the Norman Conquest, the French from Normandy was expanding and most of England’s upper class spoke only Norman French while the peasants spoke English

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    second language learning have become topics of interest across the literature, particularly focusing on if proficiency of a second language is based on one’s age of acquisition. Acquiring a first language (L1) is said to be universal, but learning a second language (L2) is not universal (Hoff, 2009). It is quite remarkable that children can become fluent in both languages and have the ability to separate not only vocabulary, but also grammatical rules that may differ across the languages. Age is

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    “borrowed” from other languages. English is a complex language and its ability to “borrow” words from many different languages has made it very diverse. Within this diverse collection of languages that have influenced English, none have had as important an influence as French. In the beginning, English was a simple, strictly verbal language with few words. This all changed during the middle period when the Normans invaded England. During their rule, their spoken and written French was heavily influential

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    lll. French dialects. France is one of the largest and highly centralized countries of Western Europe. According to French Constitution French is the only official language of the country. The Standard French is based on the pronunciation and vocabulary used in the formal registers of French in Metropolitan France (Simo K. Määttä (2004), p.167) The Parisian version of French considered as a standard language, however at the same time several other languages have developed in France. To promote the

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    Incorporating French into English Culture and Language Normandy and England circa. 1066 Normandy is a coastal district in France that lies almost directly across from England. Its name was derived from the groups of Northmen who settled in the district only a century or two before the Norman Conquest. Although the Norman population would be largely Scandinavian in origin during the ninth and tenth centuries, it would shift in the century spanning 966 to 1066 to a largely French population (Baugh

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    Louisiana French has been spoken in Louisiana for over two centuries. Louisiana French consists of Cajun French and Creole French. These terms are used synonymously, but they are actually very different languages and cultures. Cajun French originated from Acadian French spoken by immigrants from France’s Canadian territories. Cajun speakers were white. Speakers of Creole French were almost exclusively African slaves and their descendants (Carlisle, 2010). This paper will focus on the Creole French language

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    Haiti And Haitian Creole

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    brought disease and slavery to the island and the indigenous Arawak people were destroyed, leaving almost no trace of their indigenous languages behind them. In the 17th century the French have started making small plantations on the island and after the Spanish gave up the western third of Hispaniola (what is now Haiti but then called Saint-Domingue) in 1697, French have started bringing in slaves from Africa in huge numbers (Haggerty, R.... ... middle of paper ... ...y these were the only social

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