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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 ...
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) ...
Maîtriser la norme sociolinguistique en interlangue française : le cas de l'omission variable de 'ne'
(Cambridge University Press - Copyright holder: Cambridge University Press - Http://journals.canbridge.org, 2002)
L'acquisition de la norme sociolinguistique française pose des problèmes considérables aux locuteurs non-natifs. L'analyse de la variation dans l'omission du ne dans un corpus d'interlangue avancée de 27 apprenants ...
Is it the corruption of French thought processes that purists fear? A Response to Henriette Walter
(Multilingual Matters & Channel View Publications, 1999)
The arguments put forward by purists in defence of the French language are based on the idea of the genius of French and of French clarity. Meschonnic (1997) notes that these concepts are akin to myths and originate from ...
Variation synchronique des taux d'exactitude
(Mouton Publishers, 1994)
This paper examines the effect of formality in 3 different situations on the oral production of advanced French interlanguage. An analysis of the morphological and lexical systems of 39 Dutch-speaking students revealed ...