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ERIC Number: EJ295273
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Some "English" Words in French.
Thogmartin, Clyde
French Review, v57 n4 p447-55 Mar 1984
Examines "pseudoborrowing" of some English words into the French vocabulary. Considered the prestige language of Western Europe, English is viewed as a social hallmark of higher education; thus, even a modest knowledge and use of English reinforces this attitude. However, also suggests a modification of this concept, noting a reciprocal prestige relationship between English and French.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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