- Do you speak French? Who the language of Molière and yesterday 100 years ago was born Edith Piaf is powerful, pluck it within a few decades the benefits.
In 2050, a sloppy 750 million world citizens, eight percent of the total, French, according to the most recent demographic estimates. Now the proportion is only three percent, or between 200 and 300 million people. Within 35 years, aims 'language of love' Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and English past.
The expected growth in the number of French speakers is almost exclusively due to the population explosion in Francophone Africa.
Incidentally, the French language stronger than ever influenced by the English. Thus the word 'selfie' Next year is included in the official French Scrabble dictionary.