French is an official language in 29 independent nations. The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where French is an official or de facto language. French is recognized as a cultural language in the American states of Louisiana and Maine , in which the state governments officially promote and support French-language education and its use in government services and commerce and is a de facto official language, but it is not de jure official. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
French-Speaking Countries Quiz
List of territorial entities where French is an official language
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. I am an asian who had learnt intermediate french in Hong Kong. Though "intermediate" is not enough for everyday conversation. I moved to Montreal last week to learn french and had gone everywhere and speak as many french I could.
Geographic origins of French-speaking immigrants outside Quebec
Among languages with at least , US speakers in , no language saw a larger decrease, in either absolute or percentage terms—though Hungarian was close by percentage. The data is from the US Census. The first one is very simple. There are many fewer Italian-born residents of the US today.
Once the main language, French has now become a second foreign language. Although French is still widely taught, it is being caught up by Mandarin, Japanese and even German, and its popularity is waning. The younger generation of Vietnamese, for its part, is turning to English-language cultures.