Bilingualism and Multiculturalism in Canada
Seminar paper from the year 2001 in the subject American Studies - Linguistics, grade: 2,0 (B), University of Leipzig (Institute for American Studies), course: Varieties of Canadian English, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: This paper will deal with the bilingual situation in Canada and will try to describe the linguistic development from the first settlements in the 16th century until today. It will soon become clear to what English Canadians have dominated the country despite all rights the Canadian French minority has struggled for over the years. The example of Canada is one of the most interesting ones to illustrate the notions 'bilingualism' and 'multiculturalism' also in media.
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