This book provides an introduction to the French language from the perspective of modern linguistics. The authors highlight the complex, diverse aspects of the French language in an accessible manner. A variety of topics are covered including the distribution of French in the world, the historical development of standard French, the sound system of French, its sentence patterns, and its stylistic and geographical variations. Responding to a critical gap in the market, the book is both an introduction to the techniques of ...

The French Language Today 1992, Routledge

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