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Is the French language in danger from an English invasion?
Once the language of diplomacy, French remains the official language in nearly 30 countries and is the second-most-studied foreign language in the world. But despite all this, is French in danger of an English invasion?
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Langage : les mots nés dans la rue
The linguist Aurore Vincinti has published a dictionary entitled "Les mots du bitume". She is using bitume, or bitumen in English, as a synonym for the street. Her book analyses the words of the street and she argues that these enrich the French language, feed it and generally mess around with it.
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Christiane Taubira speaks at the RFI Francophonie event
Christiane Taubira, a former minister in François Hollande's government, speaks passionately about the importance of reading for children, to ensure that the French language maintains its richness and beauty.
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French 3rd most spoken language
Emmanual Macron launches global campaign to promote French speaking
Emmanuel Macron will launch an international campaign to promote French speaking across the world in a speech at the Académie Française on Tuesday, 20 March.
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French 3rd most spoken language
French becomes the third most used language in the business world
This article, which is in French, sets out the results of a study carried out by INSEAD (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires) that suggests that French is now the third most used language in the business world.
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