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Where on Earth is French Spoken Today?

French is the 9th most widely spoken language on Earth, with 2014 figures indicating 274 million French speakers across all five continents*. It also an official language of the United Nations (UN), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the African Union (AU), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the European Union (EU). Who knows, with…

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Which French-speaking country to travel to?

Expand Your Horizons Journey to French-Speaking Countries across the Globe Where would you like to go on a last minute summer get-away to a French-speaking destination? No, we don’t mean just which location in France – we mean which place on this planet! Often the extent of the French-speaking, or Francophone, world is overlooked by…

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August: The Best Time to Visit Paris?

Where are you this August? Are you still sweltering out long hours in the office, or on site? Are you preparing for the coming academic term? Maybe this is your time for a well-deserved break? July to August is known to be a quiet period in England: schools, colleges and universities are out; the UK…

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Do you know French wines?

Le Beaujolais nouveau ! Ça y est c’est novembre, l’automne, les feuilles mortes et…le Beaujolais nouveau ! Justement, on vous invite à se retrouver pour célébrer cet événement traditionnel en France, “l’arrivée du Beaujolais nouveau” ! Un petit verre de vin et une belle occasion de partager, de rigoler et de s’affronter autour d’un petit…