The accent explained by Fernandel … and by our colleagues at the LPL!

The program 20h30 le samedi of February 27 was shot in part in the anechoic chamber of the LPL! While Alain Ghio, CNRS research engineer, is at the helm of the vocal evaluation device (EVA2), Médéric Gasquet-Cyrus, assistant professor in language sciences, answers questions from France 2 journalists on regional and especially Marseille accents.

Link: "20h30 le samedi". L’accent de Fernandel - France 2 - 27 février 2021 - En replay (

Is there only one French language?

The French journal "Sciences Humaines" publishes in its last issue of February 2021 a special file on language which contains an interview with Médéric Gasquet-Cyrus on the question "Is there only one French language? ". Assistant professor at Aix-Marseille University and affiliated to the LPL, Médéric is also a columnist on France Bleu Provence. His latest book has just been published by Éditions du Fioupélan.

Interview (end of the article) : Ok boomer ! Ces jeunes qui inventent la langue (