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Cajun French-English, English-Cajun French Dictionary & Phrasebook

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At the heart of the Cajun culture is a fascinating dialect that has survived the forces of Americanization and is still spoken by over 250,000 residents of Louisiana. With a historical overview and an introduction to the language, this book answers to many common questions about Cajun French. The preface by David Cheramie, executive director of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL), offers the viewpoint of an influential leader in the movement to ...
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Overview

At the heart of the Cajun culture is a fascinating dialect that has survived the forces of Americanization and is still spoken by over 250,000 residents of Louisiana. With a historical overview and an introduction to the language, this book answers to many common questions about Cajun French. The preface by David Cheramie, executive director of the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL), offers the viewpoint of an influential leader in the movement to preserve Louisiana's unique linguistic heritage.

--Pronunciation guide
--Basic grammar
--Frequently asked questions about Cajun French
--3,800 dictionary entries
--Essential phrases

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781809153
  • Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/1/2002
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 164
  • Sales rank: 592,111
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2007

    Couldn't have asked for more...

    This book was much more than I expected, and I am entirely thankful that I found it. Anyone looking to start learning the cajun language should check this book out. Those who are already advanced in the cajun language should definitely have this on their book shelf if even just for a quick reference.

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