The French language is spoken by 220 million people worldwide and is the official language of 29 countries as well as numerous international organizations.
French is a Romance language and as such shares common structure and vocabulary with languages like Italian, Spanish, Romanian, and Portuguese. English borrowed heavily from the French language so many French words are easily recognizable to the English speaker.
French is a global language of business, diplomacy, and culture as millions of native speakers can be found in Europe, Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, South America, North America, and the Pacific.
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Use: Niche - Regional - Extensive- Global