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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Title: Remarques et observations sur la langue française
Subtitle: Histoire et évolution d'un genre
Written By: Wendy Ayres-Bennett
Magali Seijido
URL: http://www.classiques-garnier.com/editions/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage_garni
Series Title: Histoire et évolution du français
Description:

Cet ouvrage est la première monographie sur le genre des remarques et
observations sur la langue française: elle en retrace l’histoire et l’évolution, et
détermine sa contribution à la fois dans la description du français, dans la
standardisation de la langue et dans l’histoire de la grammaire et des théories
linguistiques. La partie centrale propose une analyse détaillée des idées
linguistiques (prononciation, orthographe, morphologie, syntaxe, lexique, style)
des principaux recueils du XVIIe siècle.

This book is the first monograph on the genre of remarks and observations on
the French language: it traces its history and evolution.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Classiques Garnier
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): French
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Format: Electronic
ISBN: 2812403439
ISBN-13: 9782812403439
Pages: 348
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