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French Language and Culture

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French is a major language of international organizations such as the United Nations; and of countries in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. It has longstanding literary traditions and extensive musical applications. Typical contributions include questions about the language's geographic range; local dialects; and widespread use in business, dance and music, diplomacy, everyday life, modern writings, and scientific research.
French is an official or national language in: France Switzerland Belgium Luxembourg Andorra Monaco Canada Rwanda Belgium Haiti Madagascar Mali Benin Burkina-Faso Burundi Cameroon Chad Comoros Democratic Republic of Congo Gabon Guinea Algeria Senegal Ivory Coast Morocco Add: Tahiti (French Polyn…
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After the diseaster at Dien Bien Phu, the French felt that they can no longer hold Vietnam and that French lives are not worth an unprofitable colony. A treaty was signed at the Geneva conference, where free elections was set for a certain date. At that point French didn't really care what happened,…
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Answer Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, most of Switzerland and Luxembourg. In addition, many other countries bordering on Germany have small German-speaking communities. As a second language German is quite widely spoken in Eastern Central Europe. It is also taught in a lot of schools out side …
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It depends on what you plan to do with it.If you're in the South Western states where Spanish is spoken heavily, that's the language most likely to be relevant to your life. (The Spanish taught in high schools is the kind spoken in Spain, not the kind spoken in the new world, but there is enough ove…
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French as the National Language France and a section of Canada
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You learn French by finding the learning tool that works best for you. You may or may not need a teacher, depending upon the strength of your motivation and the quality of your learning tool. Some learners need concentrated study of dictionaries, grammars, and vocabulary lists. Such learners tend to…
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Colors on the French Flag The French flag is the official French pavilion since 1794. It was drawn by Jacques Louis David, famous French painter, but it has its origins in July 1789. Shortly after the fall of the Bastille, the king visited the Paris town hall and was handed a blue and red cockade - …
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French is spoken in the western part of Switzerland, including the cities of Geneva and Lausanne. There are 4 official languages in Switzerland. In order of the percentage of the population which speak them they are: German (63.7%), French (20.4%), Italian (6.5%) and Romansh (0.5%). Different langu…
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What you are trying to say is "I need water" which is "J'ai besoin de l'eau"
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Yes Lazarre Ponticelli is the last soldier (in France) alive from WW1. He is now 110 years old. He used to fight for the foreign legion and then the Italian army.A. Ponticelli
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Right here: http://www.lookiz.com/ You can buy them in Quebec province. You can also find some french subtitles here, in srt format : http://www.opensubtitles.org/frYou could try doing a search on YouTube for the name of a specific film.
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tens of thousands people speak French in London because a lot of French people work there and London is now 2 hours by train from Paris.
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Answer "Tu peux parler" or "Vous pouvez parler"
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Gordon Brown
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French Tralantion For Bath If you are trying to say "to take a bath" it's "prendre un bain" or "baigner." If you want to say the actual tub then its le bain, bathroom is la salle de bain. which is separate from les toilettes, the room w/ the toilet and a sink, a common fixture in Europe, also…
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it is easier for the french to travel because they can catch a train, bus or many other things to other countries because they are not an island like Australia
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Pouvez-vous enseigner l'anglais?
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manure is translated 'le fumier' in French.
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armigerous would be translated as "titulaire d'armoiries / titulaire du droit d'armoiries"
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A body polish is accomplished with a choice of skin exfoliants, moisturizers, and essential oils. First the technician uses the exfoliant by working on one body part at a time. The client then showers, is sprayed cleaned, or cleaned with steamed towels. After the skin is dry, moisturizers and essent…
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Portuguese can sound like Spanish or French because all three are closely related, in that they all descended from Vulgar Latin, which was the everyday spoken language of the Roman Empire. After the Roman Empire fell, over time, the people living in its various former provinces who formerly spoke La…
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The French language is descended primarily from "Vulgar Latin" and evolved from the Gallo-Romance dialects that were spoken in northern France.
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There are 21 African countries that speak French: 1. Democratic Republic of the Congo 2. Madagascar 3. Cameroon 4. Côte d'Ivoire 5. Burkina Faso 6. Niger 7. Senegal 8. Mali 9. Rwanda 10. Guinea 11. Chad 12. Burundi 13. Benin 14. Togo 15. Central African Republic 16. Republic of t…
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Answer Beading patterns are generally pictures that can be translated into any language. Search in English or any language. Answer Copy or download to your words program and use the language translator. i have found it translates well enough, especially if photos are included, that I can work…
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According to the National Geographic almost a quarter of Canadians (24.91 percent) cite French as their mother tongue while 62.89 percent cite English as their mother tongue. Other: (Italian, Chinese, German, etc.): 15.02 percent Aboriginal: 0.71 percent. The total exceeds 100 percent because the ce…
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Vol internationale: 18 annes (18 years on international flights)
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Pronounce this word as, PER-JYO, with a soft J. Pwee - Jo ( soft j )
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Eiffel Tower, wine, dolls, and biking marathon. don't forget cheese, I love Camembert cheese! oh right, also "baguette"
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new caledonia, Haiti, Seychelles
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achats attend
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Like a lot of people do, to go out with friends, parties, cooking with friends, to go to the restaurent, make love...
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Both French and Russian have sounds that are not found in English, so an English speaker will have to learn how to pronounce these sounds. It is difficult for an English speaker to learn how to pronounce either language correctly, and they will most likely have an accent. Both French and Russian ha…
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Not sure, I wanted to know the same thing
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This is a puzzling question. The international importance of French is in decline; the standard of foreign language teaching in most schools in England is poor and not that many Britons speak French well. I wonder whether somebody is pulling your leg. Joncey Actually I think you may have heard it…
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Many state high schools offer French as a second language. There are no known specific bilingual schools. French is not offered as a subject in many Christian schools such as those found in the Lutheran system, or independent Christian schools, as demand is not high for this language as a subject.
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The best, fastest, most effective, easiest, and most fun way to learn any language is to immerse yourself. Go to an immersion camp, study abroad, or live in a country that speaks the language. You'd be surprised at how quickly you learn if you focus on your goal and soak up the culture and language …
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Answer Here's a listing of the eleven most popular languages spoken worldwide, along with the estimated number of speakers for each. UPDATED: 1. Mandarin Chinese - 882 million 2. Spanish - 325 million 3. English - 312-380 million 4. Arabic - 206-422 million 5. Hindi - 181 million 6. Portug…
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High-end Haut de gamme (note spelling) means high-end, as in the haut de gamme horologerie industry. And "bas de gamme" means "low-end," where "gamme" literally means "gamut" or "range."
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Both languages have their strong points, and it depends on your definition of "better". English is obviously widely used so if someone was interested in business I would suggest English because it will be more useful, although French is spoken everywhere from Eastern Canada to Africa and obviously E…
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Well, obviously, they eat what they feel like; but the CLASSIC French breakfast is a simple affair based on fresh bread. Note the word FRESH. The French favour a light, white, crusty bread, which goes stale in only a few hours. The cure for this is to make the loaves thicker; this changes the ratio…
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Answer It is soude de scintellement. Weird huh? --------------------------- If you mean the drink then it's "Eau pétillante' or "Eau gazeuse"
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The English language is about 1500-2000 years old. Modern English is somewhere between 300 and 400 years old--Shakespeare wrote in Early Modern English.
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It means two arabesques.
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le sexe protégé
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"Mi dispiace" is an Italian equivalent of the English phrase "I'm sorry." Specifically, the object pronoun "mi" means "to me." The verb "dispiace" means "(It) displeases, does displease, is displeasing to." The pronunciation is "MEE dee-SPYAH-tcheh."
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"Clean", the adjective, is "propre" or "net". The verb "to clean" is "nettoyer". Sweep: balayer (from the noun, balai: broom). the infinitive to wash is: laver If you are asking about a French equivalent of the English term "clean sweep," meaning the ouster of all incumbents in an election, you m…
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you don't you just do it
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The endings in French letters usually are quite long and rather complicated. It depends on what your position is relatively to the sendee. The common first parts of a letter's endings are the following: Je vous prie d'agréer, Madame, Monsieur, l'expression de ... (I beg you to accept, Madam, Sir…
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Following are the 21 Spanish-speaking countries, where Spanish is the most widely spoken language or the official language: MexicoSpainColombiaArgentinaVenezuelaPeruChileEcuadorGuatemalaCubaDominican RepublicBoliviaHondurasEl SalvadorNicaraguaCosta RicaParaguayPuerto RicoUruguayPanamaEquatorial Guin…
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Approximately 90-100 million people speak French (as their first language). This includes the people of France, Quebec, countries in west Africa (which were former French colonies), and some islanders (in the Caribbean and in the Pacific).Another 200 million speak French as a second language.As of 2…
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The French word haute sounds like "oat" (the H is silent), and then koo-TOOR. The term is pronounced many different ways, as it is a French term but often spoken in English context. (the correct French pronunciation is at the related audio link)
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http://www.ask.com/bar?q=World+Countries+List&page=1&qsrc=6&ab=0&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nationsonline.org%2Foneworld%2Fcountries_of_the_world.htm English speaking countries homebase for This is Our Time Project (French and Portuguese Speaking Countries) According to research by the Bri…
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Answer I can only tell you about the origins of the English language. English is comprised of three languages: Anglo-Saxon, French, and Latin. Answer English has several basic roots, including those mentioned above but also including Spanish and several Native American languages and dialects …
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"Bonne chance" is a French equivalent of "good luck." The feminine adjective "bonne" means "good." The feminine noun "chance" means "luck, fortune." Its singular definite article is "la" ("the"), and its singular indefinite article "une" ("a, one"). The pronunciation is "buhn shawnss."
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Some African tribes eg bushmen in Namibia have clicks and pops as part of their language. If you click on 'related links' below the link will take you to a page where you can hear examples.Listen to lesson number 1.
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France's culture is becoming less specific and more European or global, and lost its edge in many areas, but there is still a rich artistic and culinary culture. French "cinéma" has some of the best classical movies in the world, less so now for modern movies.French music has lost its great stars l…
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Ok....... the first thing you need to do is rub sandpaper across ur lips. That way they will be nice and rough, the way guys like it. Then you practice on your BFF of the same gender because that will help you get better experience since thats what the scientists say. Then when you do it for real, t…
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Answer Dieu is the French word for God. Saying "Mon Dieu!" is the equivalent of saying "Oh my God!" Dieu also is a Vietnamese name for a girl!
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"Yes" in French is oui. It sounds like the English word "we". If your "yes" contradicts something someone else has just said, the word si is used instead of oui. It's pronounced like English "see".
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there are 43 french speaking countries
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Green is vert (masc.) or verte (fem.) in French.
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About 43,000 words. It's virtually impossible (and non-useful) to keep an exact count as new words are constantly formed and some ancient ones resurface from time to time . The 300 or 400 most frequent words are said to make up 70% of every French-speaking conversation. As per the "Office de la la…
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Researched 2 places There are many countries in Africa that speak the French language. And they are: Benin~ Burkina Faso~ Burundi~ Cameroon~ Central African Republic~ Chad~ Comoros~ Republic of the Congo~ Democratic Republic of the Congo Côte d'Ivoire~ Djibouti~ Gabon~ Guinea~ Madagascar~~ Mali~ N…
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A femme fatale is a dangerous woman, often mysterious and seductive. More specifically, she is an alluring and seductive woman whose charms, beauty and sexual allure ensnare her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire, often leading them into compromising, dangerous and deadly situations. The phras…
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Italian, German, Irish, and Cherokee Indian. That is from where they descent, their nationality is American Joe, Nick and Kevin Jonas
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Portugal and Brazil for a startProtugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique and a Macau
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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
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A romance language is a language that is descended from Latin. All romance languages share some common traits such as basic grammar and root vocabulary. In the glory days of the Roman Empire, most people in the western part spoke the official language, Latin (in the East people tended to use Greek, …
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Switzerland (part) Belgium (part) Monaco Andorra
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The top 10 Spanish speaking countries are Mexico, Colombia, United States, Argentina, Spain, Peru, Venezuela, Chile Ecuador and Guatemala. Spanish is the second largest speaking language in the United States.
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they are Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial, Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Spain, Uruguay, and Venezuela. 21 total
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If you are referring to population, they are:MexicoArgentinaChileColombiaSpain
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Around 10,000,000 people speak French as a primary language in Canada. Most of them of course are from the province of Quebec and New Brunswick. Around 30% of the population in Canada can speak French but, not necessarily as a primary language.
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because if u went to Spain and u haden't leart it u would find it very hard to commintait wiv spanish people because if u went to Spain and u haden't leart it u would find it very hard to commintait wiv spanish people its just like us why is English spoken? spanish is spoken because it is their mo…
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Countries don't have human characteristics, rephrase your question.
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Answer The Romance languages are primarily derived from Latin, as spoken at the time of the Roman Empire. The vocabulary of the Romance languages is similar to that of Latin. Modern Romance languages have shed many of the grammatical features of Latin and acquired new ones. The reliance on word …
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Approximately 500 million people speak French today, about 200 million of which are native speakers. About 500 million people french. French is the world's 11th most common language. 200 million are naive speakers. french is a very popular language that continues to grow in speakers. because Canada…
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France, a part of Belgium, a part of Switzerland, a part of Canada Answer:Appended is a list of countries in l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie. The Francophone world is comprised of more than forty countries on five continents where French is commonly used in one of several ways:As m…
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Language and Linguistics: The Why and the Why Not: If it is Mandarin, the language is the most spoken on earth. If it is French, it is because that remains the language of diplomacy and culture. If it is English, it is because that is the language of science, aviation and finance. If it is Spa…
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You learn the language, or you can go to school and take a class where they learn how to speak french for beginners. Or just some Google.
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The letter é is activated by accidentally pressing Ctrl+fn+right Shift. To deactivate: Press Ctrl+fn+right Shift. Let go. Press Ctrl+fn+right Shift AGAIN. Now type question mark as usual. Answer:I'm not sure what type of computer the above instructions are for, but if you are on a Windows comp…
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{| |- | Napoleon Bonaparte Marie and Pierre CurieGustave EiffelJeanne d'ArcWilliam the Conqueror |}
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Arabic is the sole official language of Tunisia, but French is widely spoken and understood, especially in the cities and in the touristic areas.
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French is the sole official language in Quebec. New Brunswick is the only bilingual province (2/3 English-speakers, 1/3 French-speakers). There are also significant French-speaking minorites in Ontario (1 million people), Manitoba, etc.
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Country: Capital: Location:Argentina Buenos Aires South AmericaBolivia La Paz South AmericaChile Santago South AmericaColombia Bogota South America Costa Rica San Jose Central America Cuba Havana Caribbean Ecuador Quito South AmericaEcuatorial Guinea Malabo Africa El Salvador San Salavador Central A…
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poly vo fron say = do you speak frenchNot very well.
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There are only 21 countries with Spanish as their official language and they are:Argentina Capital: Buenos Aires Inhabitants: 39.921.836 Spanish speakers: 39.000.000Bolivia Capital: Sucre Inhabitants: 9.119.152 Spanish speakers: 8.700.000Chile Capital: Santiago de Chile Inhabitants: 16.598.0…
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The French had dominion over mostly north and west African states. Expect to find French spoken in states like Ivory Coast, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia. Of course, Belgium had some territories in Africa, so French would have been spoken there, too, up to a point. Since independence, many now use thei…
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In 1534, Jacques Cartier took possession of the territory for the king of France. After that, slowly, people started to come and live here. But most of them arrived after 1660s.
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Sarkozy
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15 33 countries in the world speak French. French is spoken in 32 countries : France (obviously) BelgiumBeninBurkina FasoBurundiCameroon Canada (Québec) Central African RepublicChadComorosRepublic of the CongoDemocratic Republic of the CongoCôte d'IvoireDjiboutiEquatorial GuineaGabonGuineaHaiti…
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Dominica, Haiti and Saint Lucia are Caribbean countries in which French is spoken. Additionally, French is spoken in France's two overseas departments located in the Caribbean: Guadeloupe and Martinique. It also is spoken in France's two collectivities located in the Caribbean: St Martin and St Bar…
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The Huron were eager to cooperate with the French because thier military weapons were extrordinary, when the French help the Native's/Huron to defeat the Iroquis, Samuel de Champlain (a French explorer) grabbed thier latest weapon in the 1623 arquebus, the first shotgun the Huron and the Natives hav…
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Louis Pasteur is the name of the French chemist who supplied proof for the theory of biogenesis. The theory in question observes that life comes from life by way of reproduction. Experiments by the French-born chemist and microbiologist in question (December 27, 1822 - September 28, 1895) still serv…
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The British seized control of the eastern half of North America.
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The 1 official language of France is French. In addition, there are more than 7 officially recognized languages: Catalan Alsatian Corsican Breton Gallo Occitan Tahitian some languages of New Caledonia There are 9 local and french-based languages that are not officially recognized: Basque …
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oui, je parle vraiment le français et l'espagnol couramment, n'est-ce pas ? (Yes, I do speak french and spanish fluently, do you?)
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