It was a wandering French geographer with a vision of language as a unifying and deeply generative cultural influence who coined the term “Francophonie” (French-speaking world). His name was Onésime Reclus, a 19th century booster of French culture and language who traveled widely and wrote books primarily about the French colonies in Africa. His vision…
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French is one of those delicious and intriguing languages that nearly everyone wants to learn, but few actually seem to master. Sexy, sibilant and seductive with a whisper of poetry just underneath its apparent rigor and romance, French is a language that never fails to enchant.
There is not only one French, there are many.