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  • The alternation between l'on and on in spoken French 

    Coveney, Aidan (Cambridge University Press, 2004-07)
    Although frequent reference is made to l'on as an alternative to on in standard grammars, judgements vary as to whether or not l'on is used at all in spoken French. This question is investigated here by treating l'on ...
  • L'Interrogation directe 

    Coveney, Aidan (Éditions Duculot, Bruxelles., 2011)
    Abstract not available
  • Vouvoiement and tutoiement: sociolinguistic reflections 

    Coveney, Aidan (Cambridge University Press, 2010)
    This article offers a critical review of research on the T/V (tu/vous) choice in French, and an analysis of this alternation in terms of markedness, variation and change. While there is unique public interest in T/V as a ...