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Calve, Pierre – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1989
The conciseness and "ease of use" often attributed to North American English relative to French in standard contemporary usage is explained in terms of English morpho-syntactic structure and of the values of the classical norm and rhetoric affecting French. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Contrastive Linguistics, French, Language Attitudes, Language Patterns
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Calve, Pierre – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1972
Discusses the pros and cons of exceptional grammar rules in French and some of the main differences in spoken and written usage. (DS)
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), French, Grammar, Language Instruction