Posts under tag: French in the US
Due to his interest in the American varieties of French and his participation in a forum organized by the Centre de la Francophonie des Amériques last summer in New Brunswick, instructor and second-year French Supervisor C. Brian Barnett was interviewed by France-Amérique.
This monthly magazine is America’s largest and only nationwide French-language publication, serving an audience of French expatriates, Francophones, and French-speaking Americans. The article: La Francophonie, une jeunesse en movement focuses on the role of French with the younger generations in the United States. Dr. Barnett shared his thoughts on problems that the American varieties face in comparison to European French and what could be done in order to make French seen as a relevant language in the United States.