A short story of France's epic languageStreaming Video - 2005 | French
From medieval Gaul to the Age of the Internet, the French language has kept in step with history, changing and growing with the times yet never losing its unique character. This program stops at various points along the timeline to spotlight important chapters in the story of the evolution of a vibrant linguistic melange in locales as diverse as Europe, North America, and Africa. Many maps, representative texts from across the centuries, and newsreel clips help tell the tale.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, , c2000
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (28 min.) :,sd., col., digital