According to estimations, French is spoken by 220 million people as a native and second language. There’s no accurate data available about the number of native speakers. They are estimated to be around 110 million. French is the second most common language to be studied as a foreign language after English. French is official language in 29 countries. 5% of the internet is in French. French vocabulary is really rich because of the loanwords from other languages. French has directly affected other languages’ vocabulary as well. There are lots of French words in gastronomy, fashion, cosmetics, military, emotions and personality. The language that took most loanwords from French is English. Some estimates say that 30% of English words are borrowed from French. Besides this, Polish has about 3500 French loanwords, and about 22% of Romanian vocabulary is French loanwords, it’s 7% for Spanish. After the Norman conquest of 1066, French became the language of nobles and educated people for 600 years!
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