Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Macron unveils strategy to promote French language

“President Emmanuel Macron, whose mastery of English is unprecedented among French leaders, will on Tuesday unveil his strategy to promote his native language, aiming to make it the first language in Africa, ‘maybe even the world’.

On Tuesday, International Francophonie Day, he will set out his plan to improve the standing of French, the world’s fifth most spoken language.”

Read more @ http://www.france24.com/en/20180320-macron-unveils-strategy-promote-french-language-francophonie-africa

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