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Linguistics in the French Language.

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Who speaks French? linguistic`s Analysis of the French language. French-Speaking Countries (official). French is spoken officially in 33 countries - that
is, there are 33 countries in which French is
either the official language, or one of the official languages. This number is second only to English, which is spoken officially in 45 countries. French
and English are the only languages spoken as a
native language on 5 continents. Canada The Canadian province of New Brunswick is officially bilingual: French and English. France. French is a Romance language spoken as a first language in France. Togo. Phonology. Phonology is defined as the study the sound patterns of language. It is concerned with the way speech sounds are organized and combined in a language ,and how sounds interact when they occur in certain combinations. http://french.about.com/od/francophonie/ss/whatisfrench_2.htm French is the official language of France and its overseas territories* as well as 14 other countries: 1.Bénin 7.Burkina Faso 14.Central African Republic 12.Congo (Democratic Republic of) 6.Congo (Republic of) 5.Côte d'Ivoire 11.Luxembourg 10.Sénégal 4.Monaco 3.Gabon 9.Guinea 8.Togo 2.Niger 13.Mali French is also the official language of certain regions of multilingual countries:
•Belgium: Wallonie region
•Canada: Québec province
•Switzerland: Jura, Genève, Neuchâtel, and Vaud districts France has been listed as the world's "best overall health care" provider by the World Health Organization. It is the most-visited country in the world, receiving 79.5 million foreign tourists annually. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Togo Togo is a member of the United Nations
, African Union, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation, highly dependent on agriculture, with a climate that
provides good growing seasons. The official language is French, with
many other languages spoken in Togo. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/France_Culture After Catholicism, Islam is the second largest faith in France today, and the country has the largest Muslim population (in percentage) of any Western European country. Rates of obesity and heart disease in France have traditionally been lower than in other north-western European countries. This is sometimes called the French paradox (see, for example, Mireille Guiliano's 2006 book French Women Don't Get Fat). Breathtaking Architecture of its Monuments. http://www.see-and-do-france.com/famous-french-monuments.html http://bakethiscake.com/2012/08/12/bread-pudding-tiramisu-recipe/ Eiffel Tower. The royal Château de Chambord at France, is one of the most recognizable forts. Paris is the leading capital of fashion and design. Along with Milan,
London and New York, Paris is center of an important number of fashion shows. Some of the world's biggest fashion houses (ex: Chanel) have their headquarters in France.
When the luxury goods industries in France came increasingly under
royal control and the French royal court became, arguably, the arbiter of taste and style in Europe.
Nevertheless, many foreign designers still seek to make their careers in France. http://www.parisdigest.com/menus/fashion.htm Notre-Dame de Reims is the Roman
Catholic cathedral where the kings
of France were crowned until 1825. The Origin of France's Language.
French is a descendant of the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire.
French was also influenced by native Celtic languages of Roman Gaul, and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders.
Today, owing to France's past overseas expansion, there are numerous French-based creole languages, most notably Haitian. Ponological Processes: Ponological processes are a group of processes in which sounds are influenced by the sounds that occer next to them.
A.. Assimilation:
Assimilation of place of articulation, nasalization, voicing, devoicing, and flapping.
B.. Dissimilation.
C.. Deletion.
D.. Epenthesis.
E.. Metathesis.
F.. Aspiration.
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