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Marsch takes his French seriously
May 9th, 2012 1:26AM

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[VIDEO PICK] They take their French seriously in Quebec. When Randy Cunneyworth, the Canadiens' first non-French-speaking coach in four decades, was hired as interim coach last year, the French-speaking press was up in arms. "Il ne parle pas français!"  Making sure he doesn't run into the same problems, Montreal Impact head coach Jesse Marsch is taking French lessons. Just as the Impact has been improving week to week, so has Marsch's French.  Says Marsch, "J'ai un chien mais il parle anglais. Je lui en parle en français, mais il ne comprend pas. ("I have a dog but he speaks English. I speak to him in French but he doesn't understand.") See how he is doing ...



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  1. Carlos Thys
    commented on: May 9, 2012 at 6:35 a.m.
    Well, good for this coach. But it really goes without saying. Il s'agit de la chose normale à faire, non? After all, "When in Rome...." And Anglos have no excuse with French. So much of it is very similar. Plus, it is truly a very fun language to learn. And, men, it does help with impressing the wife. Say it it English, well, it might go over okay. Say it in French? To her it often sounds very romantic. Write her a birthday card with some French phrases intermingled, and you are the "homme." It's a win-win, Monsieur Marsch, as you know. Keep it up.


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