Language in France
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Grasping Language Trends in France
French is the official language of commerce in France, but English words are permeating business and social conversations. Generational and industry differences impact English usage. Additionally, many young French are also likely to know one or more European or Asian languages. While the French appreciate the efforts by foreigners to speak the local language, there's a uniquely cultural expectation for accurate pronunciation.