Author Susan McNelley will take us on her journey, one that resulted in the publication of Hélène’s World: Hélène Desportes of Seventeenth-Century Quebec. Hélène is the ancestor to many of us, yet her story encompasses the lives of the other early settlers as well. Learn the history of Québec through the eyes of one who lived in that time and place. Susan also gives some tips for those thinking of writing their own ancestors’ stories.
In Langauge Tip #20, we learn the pronunciation of the letter combinations AIN and IN and how that affects the sound of /d/ that we discussed in episode #19 (maplestarsandstripes.com/19). Annie Sargent from the Join Us in France podcast and her husband David lend a helping hand.
For links to websites mentioned in this episode, check out the Show Notes at maplestarsandstripes.com/20.