Français, Langue D'accueil?

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Sue Wright
Multilingual Matters, 2000 - Foreign Language Study - 134 pages
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The linguist Henriette Walter is a well known media figure in France, who debunks the idea that the language is under threat. She shows that French has always been an accommodating language - une langue d'accueil - taking in words from many different sources

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Sue Wright, is a lecturer in the School of Languages and European Studies at Aston University. Her research interests are multilingualism and language policy in Europe. The main contributor in this volume is the noted French linguist, Henriette Walter, whose numerous publications include Le français dans tous les sens, Le français d'ici, delà et de là-bas, Les aventures des mots français venus d'ailleurs and Les aventures des langues en Occident.

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