of the most most common languages taught in schools (after English)
French is currently spoken in over 30 countries.
history as a world power has dispersed far-flung Francophones
to every corner of the globe - from Belgium, Switzerland and Canada,
to parts of Louisiana in the U.S. and former French colonies in
Africa and Haiti.
more practical applications, French also remains de rigueur
for anyone interested in the language of the arts, (especially
the culinary arts) and the sophisticated world of French wine.
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