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Le français en situation de contact et la variation linguistique : le français parlé en Ontario (Canada)
(Publications de l'Université de Provence, 1986)
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 ...
The Acquisition of Community Speech Norms by Asians Immigrants Learning English as a Second Language: a preliminary study
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 1991)
Investigation of Vietnamese and Cambodian immigrants' acquisition of the English variable "ing" found that such production was constrained by phonological, grammatical, stylistic, and social factors. (39 references) (Author/CB)
Blistering barnacles! What language do multilinguals swear in?
(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 ...
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). ...
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 ...
Emploi du "futur" dans le français parlé des élèves d'immersion française
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2003)
Notre étude porte sur l'acquisition des variantes du futur par les élèves d'immersion. Tous comme les locuteurs L1, ces élèves emploient trois variantes (le futur périphrastique; le futur fléchi et le présent de l'indicatif) ...
Orphan categories in bilingual discourse: a comparative study of adjectivization strategies in Wolof-French and Fongbe-French
(Cambridge University Press, 1995)
The relationship between the group and the individual and the acquisition of native speaker variation patterns: a preliminary study
(Mouton Publishers, 2004)
The relationship between group and individual has been explored within the variationist paradigm. In L1, group patterns of variation are replicated by the individual. Second language acquisition research is concerned with ...