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Language differences between European French and Canadian French

Canadian French exhibits many differences from Continental or Metropolitan French, especially in less formal and spoken language. Canadian French is used as a general term for the various dialects of French spoken in Canada. These include Quebec French or Québécois and also those used in other Francophone communities throughout the country, especially Ontario and New

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Germany leading the way with business… and language

As UK businesses come under increasing pressure to maximise their potential overseas, this has highlighted just how lacking Britain is when it comes to languages skills.
Much has been written about the problems the UK export market faces, and how language skills are not being developed in line with business needs. But is it different elsewhere? Here, Comtec’s in-house experts, Marion and Katharina, explain how France and Germany are dealing with this issue.

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