Acadian fatherland: Acadia (French Acadie), French colony in northeastern North America between 1604 and 1713. The origins of the name Acadia have been traced to Mi'kmaq words and to the Latin word arcadia (a rustic paradise).

Acadian fatherland: Acadia (French Acadie), French colony in northeastern North America between 1604 and The origins of the name Acadia have been traced to Mi'kmaq words and to the Latin word arcadia (a rustic paradise).

Have you ever wondered how the French Acadian influence made its way from Northern Maine all the way down to the bayous of Louisiana? Here's a handy guide to the tragic historic deportation routes. | Acadian deportation routes

(Mine took that dotted line) Have you ever wondered how the French Acadian influence made its way from Northern Maine all the way down to the bayous of Louisiana? Here's a handy guide to the tragic historic deportation routes.

Here's a nifty list of text and instant messaging slang and shortcuts used by the French: https://www.talkinfrench.com/french-text-slang/

61 French Text Slang and Instant Messaging Shortcuts

SMS french text slang & abbreviations in French. Learn it all in this handy list featuring all the slangs used in French on a day to day basis.

NewFranceSettlements.jpg This is the map I have been looking for!

New France Settlements.jpg Locations of early French settlements along the St. Lawrence River in Quebec.

CLICK HERE to view a PDF version of the complete vocabulary list, which you can then download and save to your own computer.

CLICK HERE to view a PDF version of the complete vocabulary list, which you can then download and save to your own computer.

French si clause practice your students will love! Check out this blog post for a fun way to practice French si clauses with your intermediate or advanced classes. Click here to read how!

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