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ERIC Number: ED135234
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Nov
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Aspects de l'usage de la preposition POUR en francais ontarien: interference et/ou surgeneralisation? (Aspects of the Use of the Preposition POUR in Ontario French: Interference And/Or Overgeneralization?). Working Papers on Bilingualism, No. 12.
Canale, Michael; And Others
In this study, the use of the preposition "pour" (for) in Ontario French is analyzed: (1) in its use with the verb "payer" (to pay for), and (2) in its durative meaning. Data come from the written and spoken French of three groups of bilingual Franco-Ontarian students from the ninth and twelfth grade. In the written and spoken usage of these students, "pour" is used significantly differently than for a corresponding group of monolingual French speakers. A detailed analysis of the French prepositions "pour,""durant" (during), "pendant" (while), and the English preposition "for," reveals difficulty in determining whether the non-standard usage of the Franco-Ontarian students is due to interference from English or to an overgeneralization of French usage rules. (Author/CLK)
Bilingual Education Project, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor St. West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1V6 (as long as supply lasts)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto. Bilingual Education Project.
Identifiers: Ontario French; Prepositions
Note: For related documents, see FL 008 391-396; In Fren