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All posts on noviembre, 2011

The Limitations of Unilingualism

Canadian Prime-Minister Stephen Harper’s recent appointment of Michael Ferguson as Canada’s Auditor General stirred controversy in Canada. The reason? Ferguson doesn’t speak French, one of …

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The So-called Belgian Accent

Excerpt taken from the book The Story of French (Ch. 7) “Vous êtes Belge?” (“You’re Belgian?”) is a question Jean-Benoît is often asked in France, though …

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