Pardon my French: dismay in Quebec as francophones fail language test

Pardon my French: dismay in Quebec as francophones fail language test

The Guardian

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Exam once again draws attention to province’s notoriously difficult language requirements to gain permanent residency

Language exams have long struck fear in unprepared students as they nervously stumble over verb conjugation and struggle to get their tenses right.

Yohan Flaman, a long-haul truck driver from Limoges, France, however, was confident that proficiency in his native tongue would be enough to satisfy officials in the Canadian province of Quebec.

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