The French loans in English cuisine

Topics: English language, French language, England / Pages: 26 (6431 words) / Published: Mar 5th, 2014
Moldova State University
Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literature
Specialty: Anglophone studies

The French loans in
English cuisine

Gheorghiu Natalia
Master degree course
Group 111 MP

Chișinău 2013

Table of content
Introduction.................................................................................................................................3
Methodology and Data used in the Study....................................................................................3
Definition of the Term “Gallicism” .............................................................................................5
Definition of “Term” ..................................................................................................................6
The History of Gallicisms in English...........................................................................................6
Reasons for Gallicisms in English...............................................................................................7
Gallicisms in The Great British Bake Off ....................................................................................9
An overview of Gallicisms........................................................................................................18
Conclusions...............................................................................................................................19
Appendix...................................................................................................................................22

Abbreviations
EModE
ME
ModE
Nd
OE

Early Modern English
Middle English
Modern English not dated
Old English

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Introduction
English language was subject the influence of many languages. It transforms over the centuries, as well as it can change over few years. Language is influenced by many factors such as society, developments in science, political circumstances, but one of the greatest



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