French language differences between different African countries?
Thread poster: Siddharth Anand

Siddharth Anand  Identity Verified
India
Local time: 15:56
Member (2011)
German to English
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Mar 27, 2015

Hi All,

I am sorry if this question is out of place, but I couldn't find a better forum for my question.

How does the French vary in terms of dialect and writing between different African countries? Would the French be same in Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo or Nigeria for that matter? How are they different and are the differences subtle that can be taken care of easily?

Please advise; and thank you.


 

Teresa Borges
Portugal
Local time: 11:26
Member (2007)
English to Portuguese
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Please read this: Mar 27, 2015

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_language_in_Africa

 

laurgi  Identity Verified
Local time: 12:26
German to French
You probably understand French Mar 28, 2015

Google : sociolinguistique+variation+français+afirique

 

Claudia Weber  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 12:26
English to German
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http://www.francophonie.org/ Mar 28, 2015

You may also check if there is information available here:

http://www.francophonie.org/


 


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