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Senior, Nancy; Longpre, Bernadette – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1987
A linguistic survey indicates that despite variations by region and social group, the French spoken by Saskatchewan francophones preserves traces of the history of the language, including anglicisms and older French expressions not much in use today. (MSE)
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Dialects, Foreign Countries, French
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Landry, Rodrigue; Allard, Real – Canadian Modern Language Review, 1990
The phenomenon of lexical neology and its applications in second-language instruction are discussed. A study of feminization of titles in the Canadian maritime provinces is reported, and teaching materials based on those observations are suggested, aimed at enabling college-level language learners to understand the phenomenon and its practical…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Diachronic Linguistics, Foreign Countries, French