Category Archives: Metropolitan


THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN FRENCH IN QUÉBEC AND FRANCE It can be said that Metropolitan (or Standard European) and Québec (or Canadian) French, while both rooted in early modern Classical French, are two completely distinct varieties of French. While even a … Continue reading

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The French Language

The French Language Grammar There are several grammatical features that exist in spoken Québec French that make it distinct from Metropolitan French. For example, the syntax of informally spoken Québec French makes much lesser use of specifiers such as relative … Continue reading

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Slang Words and Idiomatic Expressions

Slang Words and Idiomatic Expressions Slang words and idiomatic expressions are where the major difference between spoken Québec French and Metropolitan French lies. This is primarily because Québec French has a large collection of unique slang words and idiomatic expressions … Continue reading

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