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French- & English-speakers practice together

Old Feb 2nd 2007, 1:51 pm
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Question: Do you need French for travel in Africa ?



Marc Lurie wrote:


....I'm commenting only insofar as
African travel is concerned. African travel can be made MUCH less
difficult if you speak certain languages.

French is spoken in Algeria, Morocco, Mauretania, Cameroon, Mali,
Senegal, Ivory Coast, Benin, Niger, Chad, Rwanda, Burundi, CAR,
Gabon,
both Congos, [Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta], etc.


Portuguese is spoken in Angola and Mozambique, and kiSwahili is
spoken
all over East Africa.


If you're in NW Tanzania then English is USELESS, and if you don't
speak kiSwahili you will battle to get around. Try NOT speaking
French
in central Africa and see how far you get, or try to get around
central Angola without Portuguese if you really want a challenge.


I have to strongly disagree with Lynn Guini who asserts "French is
all
but useless for travel". Lynn, not everybody travels for the same
reason as you do. Some people travel for pleasure, some for business,
some for adventure, some emigrate etc. I travel to the DRC for
business, and speaking a bit of French is incredibly useful. She also
says that "Spanish is far more useful". Apart from being similar to
Portuguese, AFAIK Spanish is spoken only in Equatorial Guinea.


Lynn, you sound like a person who likes to "tick off" countries
countries like a bird-watcher "twitches" new species. Nothing at all
wrong with that, but you must realise that not all travellers are
doing the same. Not all travellers are tourists who stay at hotels
where the staff speak some English


Marc


[ Marc : Johannesburg, South Africa (where French IS useless,
except for showing off to your friends in swanky restaurants,
and where English is USELESS in parts of Zululand and
Eastern Cape.]


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Conquering FRENCH in 10 months ? ..How I did it !


An AMAZING story...a methodology that could work for anyone.


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http://tinylink.com/?IbZUMIf2sn


Or,


http://minilien.com/?9bHKc6BSC4


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Old Feb 2nd 2007, 1:56 pm
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" French is spoken in Algeria, Morocco, Mauretania, Cameroon, Mali,
Senegal, Ivory Coast, Benin, Niger, Chad, Rwanda, Burundi, CAR,
Gabon, both Congos, [Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta], etc."


French is also spoken in TOGO !

J'ai oubli�.....d�sol� !
 
Old Feb 2nd 2007, 7:30 pm
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Please please send the eveleths over t ere and free the newsgroups !!

<[email protected]> a écrit dans le message de news:
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ET LA PRATIQUE DES LANGUES


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EXPERIMENTAL MUTUAL-AID BILINGUAL FRIENDSHIP
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S'inscrire sur - Join here:


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vous (nom, boulot, études, passe-temps, ambitions)...comme vous
voulez.


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Communiquons par tous les moyens !


Let's communicate by all possible ways & means !


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Yahoo, MSN, SKYPE, Google Talk, AIM, WebCam, Telephonie, etc.


Invite fellow group members to talk LIVE
Invitez d'autres membres à discuter EN DIRECT


Introductions <> Présentations


Vous trouverez les présentations que d'autres membres du
forum ont envoyées à d'autres membres sur:


Read the introductory statements of other group members at:


http://minilien.com/?9VfkmdQ90q


More info / Plus d'infos:


http://minilien.com/?KhQ6gIGVPC


Bienvenue !


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Question: Do you need French for travel in Africa ?



Marc Lurie wrote:


....I'm commenting only insofar as
African travel is concerned. African travel can be made MUCH less
difficult if you speak certain languages.

French is spoken in Algeria, Morocco, Mauretania, Cameroon, Mali,
Senegal, Ivory Coast, Benin, Niger, Chad, Rwanda, Burundi, CAR,
Gabon,
both Congos, [Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta], etc.


Portuguese is spoken in Angola and Mozambique, and kiSwahili is
spoken
all over East Africa.


If you're in NW Tanzania then English is USELESS, and if you don't
speak kiSwahili you will battle to get around. Try NOT speaking
French
in central Africa and see how far you get, or try to get around
central Angola without Portuguese if you really want a challenge.


I have to strongly disagree with Lynn Guini who asserts "French is
all
but useless for travel". Lynn, not everybody travels for the same
reason as you do. Some people travel for pleasure, some for business,
some for adventure, some emigrate etc. I travel to the DRC for
business, and speaking a bit of French is incredibly useful. She also
says that "Spanish is far more useful". Apart from being similar to
Portuguese, AFAIK Spanish is spoken only in Equatorial Guinea.


Lynn, you sound like a person who likes to "tick off" countries
countries like a bird-watcher "twitches" new species. Nothing at all
wrong with that, but you must realise that not all travellers are
doing the same. Not all travellers are tourists who stay at hotels
where the staff speak some English


Marc


[ Marc : Johannesburg, South Africa (where French IS useless,
except for showing off to your friends in swanky restaurants,
and where English is USELESS in parts of Zululand and
Eastern Cape.]


=====================


Conquering FRENCH in 10 months ? ..How I did it !


An AMAZING story...a methodology that could work for anyone.


Read at:


http://tinylink.com/?IbZUMIf2sn


Or,


http://minilien.com/?9bHKc6BSC4


........................


Bonne chance...bon courage !!
 
Old Feb 3rd 2007, 10:49 pm
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[email protected] wrote:
> " French is spoken in Algeria, Morocco, Mauretania, Cameroon, Mali,
> Senegal, Ivory Coast, Benin, Niger, Chad, Rwanda, Burundi, CAR,
> Gabon, both Congos, [Burkina Faso, formerly Upper Volta], etc."

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