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À quoi ça sert ? Ça veut dire quoi ça ? Pourquoi c'est comme ça ?
What's the point ? What does that mean ? Why is it like that?
C'est ? C'est qui lui ? Un jour, une question.
Where is it ? Who is he ? One day, one question.
Parle-t-on français ailleurs dans le monde ?
Is French spoken anywhere else in the world?
Oui : imagine, il y a 67 millions de Français et 274 millions de francophones.
Yes, imagine, there are 67 million French and 274 million francophones.
Des personnes qui parlent français sans forcément être français.
People who speak French without necessarily being French.
La langue française arrive à la 5e place mondiale derrière le chinois, l'anglais, l'espagnol, l'arabe et l'hindi.
The French language ranks fifth in the world, behind Chinese, English, Spanish, Arabic and Hindi.
C'est aussi la troisième langue parlée par les hommes d'affaires dans le monde et la quatrième langue utilisée sur internet.
It is also the third language spoken by businessmen in the world and the fourth language used on the internet.
C'est l'histoire qui explique cette influence.
It is history that explains this influence.
Par le passé, la France a conquis et colonisé de vastes territoires l'on continue de parler le français.
In the past, France has conquered and colonized vast territories where French is still spoken.
Et cette influence n'est pas prête de s'arrêter.
And this influence is not ready to stop.
En 2060 les francophones devraient être 445 millions... de plus.
By 2060 francophones should be 445 million... more.
La raison de cette progression ?
The reason for this progression?
L'Afrique : ce continent abrite aujourd'hui la moitié des francophones.
Africa: Today, this continent is home to half of French-speakers.
Or selon les experts, les Africains seront bientôt quatre fois plus nombreux, multipliant le nombre de francophones.
According to experts, Africans will soon be four times more numerous, multiplying the number of Francophones.
Le français deviendrait alors l'une des toutes premières langues parlées dans le monde.
French would then become one of the first languages ​​spoken in the world.
C'est une bonne nouvelle pour la France.
It's good news for France.
Car une langue ne sert pas seulement à communiquer : elle transmet aussi les valeurs et la culture du pays elle est née.
For a language not only serves to communicate, it also transmits the values ​​and culture of the country where it was born.
C'est également bon pour les affaires, car plus on parle le français dans un pays, plus on y vend de produits français.
It's also good for business, because the more French is spoken in a country, the more French products are sold there.
Mais attention à ne pas gâcher cette chance.
But let's be careful not to spoil this chance.
Car le français subit de plus en plus la concurrence d'autres langues.
Because French is increasingly competing with other languages.
Alors que faire ? Développer l'apprentissage du français en ouvrant des écoles à l'étranger.
So what to do? Develop French learning by opening schools abroad.
Ou encore soutenir les médias francophones.
Or support the francophone media.
Il faut entendre notre langue partout dans le monde.
We have to hear our language all over the world.
Tu te poses des questions ? Nous, on y répond !
Are you asking yourself questions? We answer them!
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