french-speaking french-speaking

Definition(s):

  • (adj) able to communicate in French

News

  1. Mt. Prospect teen from France dedicated to U.S.

    Though barely old enough to vote, Jonathan Ehret has managed to revolve his life around activities and leadership opportunities that reflect his patriotism. The Mount Prospect teen, just graduated from a French-speaking school, is an Eagle Scout who broke his 82-year-old troop's record for the most merit badges and hopes to serve as a U.S. Army officer. "I've always known I wanted to serve my ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  2. Toddler babble may substitute for real grammar

    By: Megan GannonLiveScienceThe little sounds and puffs of air that toddlers often inject into their baby babble may actually be subtle stand-ins for grammatical words, new research suggests.For their study, Cristina Dye, a Newcastle University researcher in child language development, made recordings of tens of thousands of utterances of French-speaking children between 23 months and 37 months ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "We are proud to welcome Montreal, the second largest French-speaking city in the world and a multicultural metropolis whose residents are deeply passionate about the world's game, to Major League Soccer," Commissioner Garber said. "Joey...
    on May 7, 2010 By: Don Garber Source: Seattle Times (blog)

  2. In an interview published by Le Monde on the weekend, Jean said she intends to speak about "the other French-speaking Canada" when she meets with Sarkozy tomorrow.
    on May 6, 2008 By: Michaelle Jean Source: Toronto Star

  3. "I knew it would be a provocation, but it gave a lot of publicity to our cause," Dewinter said. "For the French-speaking part of Belgium, this idea [of separation] is very theoretical. But with the docu-fiction, it suddenly became very real."
    on Feb 12, 2007 By: Filip Dewinter Source: Chicago Tribune

Word of the Day
affectation affectation
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