Tag Archives: French

English Speaking Places

  • Angola (along with Portuguese)
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua & Barbuda
  • Australia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon (along with French)
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cook Islands (along with Maori)
  • Dominica
  • England
  • Falkland Islands
  • Fiji
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Grenada
  • Guam & Northern Marianas
  • Guyana
  • Hong Kong (along with Cantonese)
  • India (along with 15 other languages)
  • Ireland (along with Irish)
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya (along with Kiswahili)
  • Kiribati
  • Lesotho (along with Sesotho)
  • Liberia
  • Malawi (along with Chichewa)
  • Malta (along with Maltese)
  • Marshall Islands
  • Nauritius (along with French)
  • Federated States Of Micronesia
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand (along with Maori)
  • Nigeria
  • Palau (along with Palauan)
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Philippines (along with Filipino)
  • Pitcairn Islands
  • Puerto Rico (along with Spanish)
  • Rwanda (along with Kinyarwanda & French)
  • Saint Kitts & Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent & The Grenadines
  • Samoa (along with Samoan)
  • Scotland
  • Seychelles (along with French & Creole)
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore (along with Chinese, Malay, & Tamil)
  • Solomon Islands
  • South Africa (along with 10 other languages)
  • Tanzania (along with Swahili)
  • Tonga (along with Tongan)
  • Trinidad & Tobago
  • Turks & Caicos
  • Uganda
  • U.S.A.
  • Vanuatu (along with Bislama & French)
  • Virgin Islands
  • Wales (along with Welsh)
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

National Day

in Luxembourg today, it is that country’s national holiday

Luxembourg (officially) speaks French and German, but also Luxembourgish, spends euros, & its capital is Luxembourg

Independence Day

in Senegal today, it is that country’s national holiday

Senegal (officially) speaks French, spends Communaute Financiere Africaine francs, & its capital is Dakar

The Class

Original Title: Entre Les Murs

a 2008 film set in a classroom of young teenagers in Paris, France taught & supervised by the main character, François Marin, their French teacher, it focuses a lot on the local scene of the politics within that classroom, as well a little of it out on the playground

intriguing & contemplative, including bits & pieces of the many intertwined relationships between teachers, students, and parents, it also included the most wacked out explanation of the Pythagorean Theorem that I’ve ever heard

Independence Day

in Mauritius today, it is that country’s national holiday

Mauritius (officially) speaks English, but speaking Creole, Bhojpuri, or French is more common, spends Mauritian rupees, & its capital is Port Louis

free online translation dictionaries

here: http://www.freedict.com/ 

useful if trying translate from Afrikaans, Danish Dutch, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, or Swedish to English or vice versa

Saint Rainier’s Day

in Monaco today, it is that country’s national holiday

Monaco (officially) speaks French, spends euros, & its capital is Monaco

Independence Day

in Mali today, it is that country’s national holiday

Mali (officially) speaks French, spends Communaute Financiere Africaine francs, & its capital is Bamako

Canada Day

it is today, or Fête du Canada, the national holiday for this country, a day formerly known as Dominion Day

Canada (officially) speaks English & French, spends Canadian Dollars, & its capital is Ottawa.