LA PLACE DU REGISTRE FAMILIER EN CLASSE DE FLE

Posted On Dec 11 2017 by

When we learn a language, we learn more than a code, rules and series of words, but also a way to be and a culture. All these languages have several levels, but all have a different relation to it. In the case of french, we can speak about two levels: formal speech and informal speech. In this abstract, we will discuss about the caracteristics of both speeches, why and how the french teacher must use them in class.


LANGUAGE IN ACTION: SLANG

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Starting from a series of examples from the English language, the paper deals with the development of modern slang, this picturesque “way of expression” so widely used in our ever developing fields of activity. Generally speaking, slang can be classified, according to the sphere of usage, in general slang (words that are not specific for any social or professional group) and special slang (words peculiar for some such groups as teenagers, university students). There is also a very interesting linguistic phenomenon known as rhyming slang, particularly common in British English, in fact a secret argot depending on rhyme as a …