Do you mean to learn how to say hello and goodbye?
Not only. You can find much more on internet. It is good that people can have a conversation like the our now, in french in the Quebec. With grammar and vocabulary.
Most of people say that not only me. I go with the majority. /quote]
That is not why I've heard or read. Quebecers, whom I did speak to, sovereignists or federalists, told me opposite. You seem to injury all the Quebecer people, especially the Quebecers who respect each one.
But you know that there is a ditch between french-speaking and english-speaking Quebecers.
vince90 wrote:I think I know why. People have learned to accept the fact.
To accept a low demography ?
it is fatalist, it is suicid to resign face to a low demography. It is a suicid, a madness to resign face to the globalization of a culture or of a language (or of a currency ... or ... ).
But french has to keep being the main language in the Quebec. Happily two new Quebecers papers appeared recently ! but it is not enought yet face to the mountain of english-speaking medias.
vince90 wrote:To be honest with you, I wish the whole world speak the same language and I don’t care what language it is. (I don’t mean one nation control all) It will be a lot benefit and easier for the human. There will be no more conflict between languages and peace may come to all of us.
To be honest with you, I don't wish so.
- One only language would not make the conflicts disappear. (you dream)
- the diversity of languages, of cultures, is as necessary as the biodiversity, for the "good-working" (good health) of the system, and we have to accept this diversity.
- Each people has right to the auto-determination, to the sovereignty, to feel "at home". Would you feel at home, when you are in country in your house where people does not speak the same languages ? the local people haven't to learn the language of the immigrants, it is to immigrants to do this effort, and to tourists, too.
Why I defend the french in the Quebec, and the sovereignty of the Quebec :
- for preserving the diversity of languages and of cultures. Language is necessary vector of the culture. For example, the french, the Quebecer culture in the Quebec, especially in the middle of two great english-speaking parts. But, catalan, too, the Catalunya face to the Spain, even if it is not the same situation.
- Quebecers are more orientated to nature and social that the ROC (Rest Of Canada). But Quebec is under the spleen of the Canada (Paul Martin is the first minister of the Canada, but liberal and anti-sovereignist ; Quebecers regret to have voted for John James Charest, liberal too ! and who claimed english from the first primary school ; during spring, there were a strike of students because this one cut in grants, and in nurseries...)
- Most Quebecers want the Quebec to become a country, in order to put their priorities right, not only after money and economy, like the liberals. And with the now political system, the BQ (Bloc Québecois) cannot have a first minister of Canada. There are soon the elections in the Canada (23 january 2006). The first minister can be probably either again the liberal Paul Martin or the Conservator Stephar Harper. According to recent inquiries, Conservators have some advanced face to the liberal. Even if Gilles Duceppe, chief ot the BQ, cannot be first prime minister, the numbers of BQ deputies can be greater. And just because most Quebecers want the Quebec to be a country, I will keep their direction.
- Because of the low démography and because of the numbers of immigrants learning english rather than french, the french-speaking population in the Quebec is decreasing. The statu quo is complice of this extinction of the french language. That is why the linguistical control of immigrant and their integration is necessary. Unhappily, the Canada, and not the Quebec, chooses which immigrants are accepted or refused. With the sovereignty, the linguistical emancipation of the Quebec is guaranteed, which is impossible without the sovereignty.
- The Accords of Meech, which accepted the legitimity to the quebecer and linguistical laws, was refused by a majority of Canadians. Canadians don't seem to want the cohabitation, in the constitutionnal text, clauses guaranteeing linguistical collective rights with clauses protecting the individual rights. This refusing says much about the incapacity of Canadians to imagine their state as multinational, to see and admit the diversity. The Canada have refused the principe of distinct society. The Quebec has consequently only one solution : the sovereignty.