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The learning of sociostylistic variation by advanced FSL learners: The case of nous versus on
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2003)
This paper synthesizes research on the acquisition of linguistic variation by learners of French as a second language--an overview that, to our knowledge, is the first of its kind. It also presents a case study on French ...
Le mot juste en français albertain
(Les Presses de Saint Boniface; http://www.ustboniface.mb.ca/cusb/presses/, 2004)
RESUME Cette etude presente une analyse variationniste des adverbes de restriction en francais albertain. Trois variantes sont examinees, a savoir, seulement, rien que et juste. Ces trois formes entrent en correlation ...
First-person plural in Prince Edward Island Acadian French: The fate of the vernacular variant je...ons
(Cambridge University Press, 2004)
In Atlantic Canada Acadian communities, definite on is in competition with the traditional vernacular variant je . . . ons (e.g., on parle vs. je parlons “we speak”), with the latter variant stable only in isolated ...
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). ...
Agreeing to disagree: Variable subject-verb agreement in immersion French
(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 ...