The French Are Good at Most Things. Except English.

The French nightmare.

The French nightmare.

The French tend to agree they’re pretty good at most stuff, but they’ll readily concede that they’re not so good at English. However, that doesn’t mean they want to speak or hear any more of it in France.

Last Thursday, after weeks of acrimonious debate and vociferous objections by critics from all across the political spectrum, the French parliament just voted a measure allowing French universities to teach classes…in English. The measure remains controversial and will undoubtedly ignite more grumbling. Which raises two questions… Continue reading

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