Speak Québec!

A Guide to Day-to-Day Quebec French

by Daniel Kraus



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/20/2016

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 200
ISBN : 9781532002502
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 200
ISBN : 9781532002526
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 200
ISBN : 9781532002519

About the Book

Regarde ça! As-tu déjà vu ça? Tu me crois-tu? Speak Québec! is a fun and practical handbook designed to help both native English and French speakers understand and speak Québécois, the common tongue in Québec. Comprising over three thousand commonly used words and expressions, Speak Québec! provides a dynamic and accurate reference for daily Québec conversation, including clear examples of common sayings heard around the Province. It also includes a complete history of the language, and a guide to differences in pronunciation and grammar from International French. Designed for quick reference and practical usage, Speak Québec! is a terrific way to understand and appreciate one of the oldest, richest, and most inspired cultures in North America.

About the Author

Originally from New York, Daniel Kraus is a technologist, speaker, and author who has for many years worked towards a greater global understanding of Québec culture. Dan lived in several different parts of France during his education, studying classical French literature, and building an expertise in French prose and poetry. He received his Bachelors plus a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Fordham University in 1992. Dan moved to Québec in 1995, and spent over a decade exploring the Québec language and the culture, ultimately culminating in the first edition of Speak Québec in 2000. Dan today lives in Berlin (Germany), traveling frequently to Québec to keep up with changes and developments in the language.