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Massachusetts Foreign Language Association 2015 Fall Conference, October 29-31, Sturbridge, MA.
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Saturday, October 31 • 8:30am - 9:45am
Language and Identity: le français au Québec

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Explore the unique aspects of the French language as it is spoken in Québec. Participants will engage in activities to understand the differences between standard French, le français québécois and le joual. The presenters will explore poems and songs that reveal the importance of language to Québécois identity. Participants will learn how to present this central aspect of Québécois culture to students in their French classes. italicize le français québécois and le joual (foreign words) Can we ask presenter to present in French?

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Elizabeth Blood

Professor, Salem State University
Elizabeth Blood, Ph.D., is Professor of French in the World Languages and Cultures Department at Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts. She earned her B.A. in Anthropology from Connecticut College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in French and Romance Literatures from Boston College... Read More →


Saturday October 31, 2015 8:30am - 9:45am EDT
Sturbridge

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