LINB20H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Dari Language, Newfoundland English, Quebec French
Canadian english vs. british english; alberta english vs. newfoundland english one around them speaks french, adapt english words) Quebec vs. france less specifiers/prepositions; nasal for vowels speak with french their accents change in order for them to understand. Differences in pauses, believe/ claim they use the right french /archaic because. French can have a conversation and understand their dialect, but if qu bec people. Discussion: pick 2 dialects and brainstorm in what ways these 2 dialects are different. Quebec french anglisize words, pronunciation is different, vocab/ choice of words: linguistically isolated region where no one else speaks this language (no. France french formal, accents / intonation. Dari (afghanistan) older, formal, more slang (cut off the v sound) Mandarin m nasalized is impossible at the beginning (cantonese its possible), Government purposes (media, education) mandarin = official language. Cantonese write in mandarin (formal) 2 varieties: written and spoken form (cantonese: shanghaies write in mandarin as well.