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    “To speak a language is to take on a world, a culture.”― Frantz Fanon ("Quotes About Linguistics." (109 Quotes). N.p., n.d. Web. Apr. 2016. ) Language is most important to live in this world. When one want to communicate with people, you need skill of language and language is our identity. French Canadian express their identity using culture because of language, they mind has been changed because of bilingualism society and they respect identity of their own language. From this reason, own can say French language has one of the greatest symbol of identity in Quebec. French language had a major impact on the culture of Quebec. French Canadian express their identity using culture. They want their own culture and different culture from…

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    Pourquoi Français? French is among the main languages of the Europe and it is used throughout world. It is an official language that is utilized by most of the world 's associations, for example, the UNESCO, the Red Cross Association, and various other international panels and associations. French is the world’s most used language after English in the globe. To comprehend the significance of French, one has to take in the language oneself to get the full advantage of this stunning language. In…

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    French Language Class

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    University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of French and Italian College of Letters and Science Many people say that I am a member of the generation X, born just before the war, in a country that was right in the process of falling apart. Not long after I first saw the light of day, my country has changed several times its name, its anthem, geographical layout and national identity. I was waiting in line in the arms of my mother to get some milk, I have survived an awful authoritarian regime,…

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    The Norman French language was used by the residents of Normandy. Originally, the Normans were descendants of Vikings and throughout their escapades; they had settled in northern France. William the Conqueror, or other known as Duke of Normandy, had invaded an island of Britain and settled a new acquisition. During the new settlement, the Normans had abandoned their old language and had adopted a dialect of French with Germanic influences; this language is known as Norman French. Throughout…

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    Old French Sign Language

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    I was interested to learn that Clerc brought over the old french sign language and over time it adapted and mixed with the signs used in Connecticut. I was also surprised that there was a lot of hereditary deafness in their communities and how sign language was accepted as well as any speech. I felt sad to hear that people were ashamed for using sign language. It made me think of my younger sister and her best friend. My sister is special needs and she had an ear infection when she was very…

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    American Sign Language was influenced by France. Abbe de l’Epee was a priest in Paris. Once he visited a local minister’s home, he had seen two young girls were signing to each other. After that he realized that he can do something with that to help more deaf people. Therefore, in 1771, he established the first free educational institution of sign language in France. He modified the Old French Sign Language constantly, and then it became to his own form named Old Signed French. Thomas Hopkins…

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    words the elite had been given the advantage of having a French language-oriented…

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    division between the French-Canadians and the British-Canadians has been a source of tension and conflict since the first colonies in what is know present day Canada. The two groups are known as the francophones, being the French-Canadians, and the anglophones, being the British-Canadians. One of the major sources of tension between the francophones and the anglophones is routed in the major disagreements regarding language. These tensions can be even be traced back to the settlement of the…

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    of Acadian French can be beneficial to the development of Prince Edward Island. The approach of this paper is to show that Acadian French does have the potential to cause the progress of the province from economic and an education perspective. For achieving that, I examined articles such as the linguistic study of Acadian French by Balcom and Staging La Francophone: Tradition, Tourism and Acadian Musical Spaces on Prince Edward Island(Forsyth: 2013). Showing that the diversity of language…

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    2. Historical Influences: The first inhabitants of Canada were aboriginal peoples who arrived from Asia thousands of years ago by the road linking Siberia and Alaska. The French and British explorers John Cabot-including King Henry VII, Jacques Cartier, Samuel de Champlain and Henry Hudson arrived in Canada in 1497, until the early 1600 's, the residents who France and Britain began to settle permanently in Canada. However, in 1935, the French explorer Jacques Cartier comes to Canada and call…

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