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6 edition of English fact in Quebec found in the catalog.

English fact in Quebec

by Dominique Clift

  • 226 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Québec (Province),
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Canadians, English-speaking -- Québec (Province),
    • Québec (Province) -- Ethnic relations.,
    • Canada -- English-French relations.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSheila McLeod Arnopoulos, Dominique Clift.
      ContributionsArnopoulos, Sheila McLeod, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1055.B7 C5713
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 239 p. ;
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3902028M
      ISBN 100773503595, 0773503587
      LC Control Number81464309

      Exploring Canada: Fact or Fiction? Is Canada the world’s second-largest country? Is the oak leaf the symbol of Canada? From geography to language, sort fact from fiction in this quiz of all things Canada. Such facts explain why English as used in Montreal (and more generally in Quebec) is not as homogeneous as other Canadian regional Englishes. Rather it exists as a continuum, from long-established unilingual anglophones broadly similar to anglophones in Ontario through bilinguals of various kinds to francophones using English as a second language.

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        Quebec City’s th anniversary was celebrated in It’s the oldest French speaking community in North America. Quebec City is the only walled city north of Mexico. It has kilometres of walls. The walls of Quebec City. The oldest part of Quebec City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in   2. Audrey I Armstrong -Harness in the parlour: A book of early Canadian fact and folklore 3. Joseph Lister Rutledge- Century of conflict; the struggle between the French and British in colonial America 4. Indians of Quebec and the Maritime Provinces (an historical review) Does anyone have some other suggestions?


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