Variability in Spoken French: A Sociolinguistic Study of Interrogation and Negation

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Intellect Books, 2002 - Foreign Language Study - 296 pages
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A study of two of the most important areas of variability in the grammar of spoken French: the structure used for asking questions and the omission of the negative particle NE; based on socio-linguistic fieldwork in France.
 

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Contents

A Corpus of Spoken French
4
Grammatical Variability
29
The Variable Omission of the Negative Particle
55
Interrogative Structures
91
The Communicative Functions of Interrogatives
123
Summary and Conclusion
245
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