September 16, 2012

Is French Losing the Tu/Vous Distinction?

Scholars and teachers of French may enjoy following a discussion of the influence that social media are having on the tu/vous distinction in French.

First is an article in the BBC News Magazine about the use of tu in Twitter:

Here is a French-language response in Le Monde:

And here is a response to that in the Guardian:

Enjoy discussing modern usage with your colleagues and with your students!

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