American English for French Speakers

Avoid common translation mistakes between French and English and learn American pronunciation
Instructed by: Jennifer Wagner | Subject: Teaching & Academics , Language

American English for French Speakers

About This Course

Bienvenue and welcome to American English for French speakers! This course is designed for French speakers learning American English. Ce cours est destiné aux francophones qui apprennent l’anglais américain. In this course, you will learn how to avoid common translation mistakes between French and English, such as what the word Yankee really means and why you should not say I speak American. You will also learn the American English pronunciation and meanings of French words used in English, including false cognates (faux amis) and the American English pronunciation and actual meanings of English words used in French, such as baby-foot, relooking, and baskets (which actually mean foosball, makeover, and sneakers in real American English!)

Outcome

  1. Avoid common translation mistakes between French and English
  2. Pronounce French words borrowed into English with an American accent
  3. Learn the actual meanings and pronunciations of English words borrowed into French
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American English for French Speakers American English for French Speakers Reviewed by Acamig Courses on March 31, 2019 Rating: 5
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