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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 ...
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 ...
The role of transfer in language variation and change: Evidence from contact varieties of French
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2005)
In this Special Issue, the focus is on contact-induced language variation and change in situations of societal bilingualism that involve long-term contact between French and another language. As is well known, when two or ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The acquisition of sociolinguistic competence in French as a foreign language: An overview
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2004)
The present contribution presents an overview of studies in French as a second (L2) and/or foreign language that consider the effects of extralinguistic variables (mostly instructional, experiential and situational factors) ...