List of French English Newspapers. The English language has been spread worldwide due to globalization. English is mostly spoken by people all around the world. There are about 375 million people all around the world speaking in the English language. In France, the English language is spoken by 39 percent of people. According to the English Proficiency Index (the survey conducted among the countries with English as a non-national language), France is put at the 35th place. The English language was administered for about 30 years in France; however, things took a turn in 1943.
In earlier days, there was a very prominent myth that French people do not speak the English language. Also, it was believed that it was rude to talk in English. However, people have a tendency to forget that English is the standard language of tourism in Europe.
Mostly, people are unknown about these very peculiar conditions laid by the French Curriculum for its students. According to the French school curriculum, students are required to study a foreign language. The study of a foreign language is a compulsion; hence students choose to study English as a secondary language. There has been a constant debate in France Parliament on the proposal of permitting courses to be taught in the English language. For some people, accepting the English language as a mode of teaching will be ditching the national language of France, the French language. However, for some people, it is like surrendering to the inevitable presence of the English language.
List of French English Newspapers
1 The Local
3 The Connexion
4 New York Times France