Is French Canadian European?

Is French and European the same thing?

Differences in European French and Canadian French

As you take a broader approach to the French language, there are extreme differences in European French and North American French. The two languages do retain the same grammar rules but have developed a customised language within the population it is serving.

How is French Canadian different than French?

Canadian French has a more nasal intonation, leading to a shift in vowel sounds. An sounds more like in. In terms of consonants, ‘r’ has a trilled pronunciation in Continental French. Some French Canadians follow this (particularly in Québec), whilst others pronounce a flatter, more uvular ‘r’ sound.

Is Canadian French a Creole?

New England French (a dialect spoken in northern New England) is essentially a variety of Canadian French and exhibits no particular differences from the Canadian dialects, unlike Louisiana French and Louisiana Creole.

Canadian French
ISO 639-3
Glottolog None
IETF fr-CA

Why is Quebec French different?

Québec French vocabulary is distinctive from Metropolitan French; primarily due to the strong influence of the English language upon it. Also called Anglicisms, the borrowed English words are even more obvious in spoken Québec French.

Is Canada in French masculine or feminine?

All other countries are masculine: le Nigéria, le Brésil, le Canada, le Japon, le Danemark, le Maroc, le Liban, le Pakistan, le Pérou.

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Is Ontario French Canada?

Canada has a population of nearly 35 million people. French is the first official language spoken for 22.8% of the population.

The Canadian Francophonie by the numbers.

Province or territory French-speaking population
Nova Scotia 29,368 (3.2%)
New Brunswick 234,055 (31.8%)
Quebec 6,890,305 (85.4%)
Ontario 550,595 (4.1%)