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French won't give up the fight against English but face losing battle
"The longer it goes on, the more I lose hope."
20 English words that should be banished from French
17 French words we've stolen and reinvented in English
French language eyes 'le comeback' as Britain leaves EU
Are these the 'best' 23 words in the French language?
The 23 subtle signs you'll never quite master French
How to say 'OUCH' in French (and ten other sounds)
How speaking French can really mess up your English
Why it's time France stopped dubbing English-language films and TV series
'It curdles!' and other French expressions to talk about the cold
20 new words the French language needs
Ten French words you'll never pronounce right
France bars Breton baby name over an apostrophe
OPINION: France's fight against new English words is 'totally stupid'
French told not to say 'smartphone' in ongoing battle against English
11 everyday moments in France when you really need to say 'bonjour'
French PM bans ministers from using female-friendly writing
French slang: The everyday words they don't teach you at school
OPINION: 'The French language isn't sexist, it's the people who speak it'
Purists alarmed over moves to make French language less macho
La Vache! The strange origins of six French curse words
Why do the French love to say 'f**k' so much?
The French language is in 'mortal danger', say its own panicked guardians
Why the French still use the medieval term 'Les Anglo-Saxons'
Drinking alcohol and other 'cheats' to boost your ability to speak French
French name wars: Brittany tells Paris to allow the 'foreign' letter 'ñ'
Should foreigners steer clear of France's backwards language?
How you can live happily in Paris without speaking French
French court bans couple from using Breton letter in baby's name
One Frenchman's linguistic crusade to remove the 'é' from 'Lubéron' once and for all
Eleven truly bizarre French animal-related idioms explained
Ten need-to-know regional words and phrases from around France
Why watching French movies can be the best way to learn the language
VIDEO: Countdown - 11 signs you've cracked the French language
6 reasons you should study a foreign language abroad
All the French election language you need to know
Test: How many of these 12 Paris Metro station anagrams can you solve?
French phrases that language learners just don't get
The best smartphone apps for learning French
Are these the most maddening words in the French language?
What's the state of health of the French language in 2017?
Weird facts you didn't know about the French language
French slang shortcuts you'll need to blend in
Zut alors! The French phrases you learn but don't really need
Why do people think the French say 'hon hon hon' when they laugh?
Paris region orders builders to only speak French on construction sites
It is time the French finally ditched the word 'mademoiselle'?
Seven times the English language drove the French mad
VIDEO: Gesticular trouble - Common Gallic gestures you need explaining
Fish and Ships: 15 of the most bizarre French - English translations
Why do French women (and some men) inhale their 'oui'?
VIDEO: Did you know all these stars spoke great French?
The lingo you'll need for a Christmas in France
Why do the French have such 'crazy' and 'sexy' movie titles?
How to say your favourite English sayings in French
Why we're all rubbish at speaking French
Here's what the French need to do to speak better English
French improve their English (but they're still EU's worst)
Mouth fun? French words you just can't translate literally
17 different ways to talk about sex in French
How to get really angry in French: Useful verbal missiles
The English words pinched and reinvented by the French
Twelve French insults we'd love to have in English
Dos and don'ts to help you cope with writing emails or letters in French
French writing phrases you can't get your head around
Twelve 'French' things that aren't actually French at all
How to tackle six of the trickiest French verbs
The ten places where you really need to speak French
Thirteen free and easy ways to learn French
Verlan: France's backwards language you need to learn
How tough is the language test to become French?
'Very Stupid' village in France honoured for its silly name
Calls in France for English to be ditched as EU language
A collection of the best 're-invented' franglais 'ing' words
Ten naughty mistakes the French make in English
The weirdest ways to insult someone in French
Je suis 'troll': More English words enter French language
French is the world's 'second favourite language to learn'
This is by far the most important word in French
Here's why the French struggle with English so much
France 'to force language tests' on expats post Brexit
So what future does the French language have?
Oh là là - How to really use the best three words in French
'English words are invading French like never before'
Are these the nicest places in France to live?
Prestigious French uni offers English courses to migrants
An ode to the greatest French swear word
20 of the best words in the French language
Google Translate adds Corsican language option
VIDEO: French phrases hidden in English words
Our president should speak English: French students
No, the French aren't bidding a final adieu to the circumflex
How 2,400 French words are getting a spelling makeover
French onions to lose the 'i' as spelling changes spark uproar
French losing out on jobs due to poor English
The most bizarre food-based French idioms
France ranked 'worst in EU' at learning English
11 signs you've cracked the French language
Smutty hacker creates France's rudest road sign
Ten French towns you'll likely pronounce wrong
French pupils rebel over 'impossible' English test
French words that the English language needs
Test: Just how good is your French grammar?
More English words sneak into French
Video: The hardest word to pronounce in French
French may be enforced on all flights to Canada
Could German language be forgotten in France?
When in France: Use first names with caution
Is it time the French scrapped tu and vous?
'Smart' subtitles to help French learn English
Minister calls on French to ditch English at work
France celebrates ten 'foreign' French words
France ready to end resistance to English
Will French pupils have English lessons cut?
English words the French simply can't say
Ten French words you'll never hear in France
The French language's fixation with 'les Anglais'
12 'French' things that aren't actually French
City of Love? Seven Paris myths debunked
Why is France bottom of the class for English?
The French are the 'worst at English in the EU'
Google says French really is language of love
Top ten: When French translations go wrong
French lawmaker fined over grammar dispute
What the French find weird about Anglos
Top 15 French words reinvented in English
Ten French customs that confuse Anglos
The French words you can't translate literally
French expressions for making love that you won't find in a dictionary
'Earthquake' as Brit joins Académie Française
More English words slip into French language
Raising bilingual children 'does cause frustration'
US state wants road signs displayed in French
Ten new words that could join the French language
Will French be the most spoken tongue by 2050?
The top 12 English words reinvented by the French
Ten French expressions to use on Valentine's Day
Learning French: Vital phrases to use at work
France (finally) takes step to save regional tongues
Canadian 'Immortal' joins French language police
French teen bids for a seat at Académie Française
Arabic more important than French for the UK
Top 10: French phrases to use in an argument
Why French is the 'world’s sexiest language'
Ten 'untranslatable' French words translated
Harvard University to teach Breton language
'Binge drinking' no longer accepted in France
French PM shows his 'erotic' side on Korea trip
Ten free, fun and original ways to learn French
Top Ten: English terms the French want barred
'Plan for degree courses in English is deluded'
Unions threaten strike over English at unis
French PM to ministers: Stop using English
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Francophile US judge joins elite Paris academy
Top ten French jokes about Brits and Yanks
Comedian Izzard wows Paris crowd - in French
Ten embarrassing errors to avoid in French
La vache! Top Ten weird French insults
British poet anointed to protect French language
Video: Hollande's English speech grabs headlines
Language barrier: French resistance to Franglais
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Successful integration through language learning
Qatar joins French-speaking club
Congo causes tension at Francophone summit
French-speaking countries 'must drop English obsession'
UN envoy: peacekeepers should speak French
French encouraged to improve English skills
France to immigrants: you must learn French
Language police go online to fight English invasion
New stars boost French music
French billionaire accuses Macron of not understanding 'little people'
Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants
French teen detained for two weeks after accidentally jogging across US-Canada border
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Paris slams brakes on electric car-sharing scheme
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