"Language panel wrangles over use of anglicisms"

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"Language panel wrangles over use of anglicisms"


... Attended by 300 people, the event was sponsored by the Conseil supérieur de la language française, a provincial government body. It concluded yesterday.

Despite the squabble over anglicisms, a consensus did emerge on English: As long as French is the dominant language in Quebec, English and other languages should no longer be seen as a threat, but rather as a necessary complement to French and a bridge to the larger world outside Quebec.

And another thing: More effort should be put into improving French Quebecers' increasingly poor command of their own language ...