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Attempts to change French grammar to make it more gender-blind have aroused the wrath of many conservatives.
Some Cameroonians don’t believe Anglophone regions need an independent state of their own.
Anglophones have long complained that their language and culture are marginalised. They say if this doesn't change, they must be granted independence.
The influence of countries in francophone Africa, like Ivory Coast, have shifted how universities think about the French language.
French is no longer taught as a European language representative of "French" culture in South Africa. New modes of teaching, learning and research speak to an inclusive Africanist agenda.
Can innovative professional learning communities help to support bilingualism?
As Canada's French language teachers flee the profession, online Professional Learning Communities promise to reverse this trend, stimulating creativity, camaraderie and leadership.
European collaboration: great in theory, exclusionary in practice.
The EU may claim it is "united in diversity" but the reality is very different.
Talk of the demise of the French language is premature.
Will Hélène really learn English better if you call her Helen?
The french accent û will no longer be necessary in the hallowed halls of L'Académie Française.
The removal of the 'hat' accent from some French letters has caused consternation – but will it really make a difference?