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2 Le Monde Francophone

3 French: A Global Language It is spoken as an official language in 33 countries around the world and is the only language other than English spoken on five continents. French and English are the only two global languages.

4 French: A Global Language French as a foreign language is the second most frequently taught language in the world after English.

5 French and Tourism More tourists visit France than any other country in the world.

6 French and Your Career A Language of Diplomacy French, along with English, is the official working language of: the United Nations the International Monetary Fund the European Community The International Red Cross the Olympics

7 French and Your Career Science and Technology French is the second language of the internet (after English). France is a major world research center in the field of high energy physics.. The French are the world's third manufacturers of electronics equipment. France has one of the most advanced systems of telecommunications in the world. Fiber optics were invented in France.

8 Le football Le football

9 Le Tennis

10 Longchamps Horseracing

11 Le Mans - Auto-racing

12 Le Tour de France tour de france 2011 pub tour de france 2011 pub

13 French – The language of the Culinary Arts Les escargots

14 Les baguettes et le fromage!

15 Le vin

16 French – The language of fashion Yves Saint Laurent

17 Louis Vuitton

18 Channel

19 Girbaud

20 Lacoste

21 Monet Father of Impressionism

22 Renoir

23 Pointilism Seurat

24 Degas

25 Toulouse-Lautrec Moulin-Rouge cancan dancers

26 French The Language of Culture and cinema –The Cannes International Film festival annually attracts the attention of the world when the best films directors and actors are named.

27 French The Language of Culture Great literary –Les Miserables –The Three Musketeers –20,000 Leagues Under the Sea –The Little Prince –The Stanger and philosophical masterpieces… –Descartes –Pascal –Rousseau –Voltaire –Sartre

28 French – The language of literature Victor Hugo

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32 Le Petit Prince Saint-Exupery

33 Les Bandes Dessinées BarbarTintin

34 Asterix

35 La Révolution Américaine General LaFayette Le Comte de Rochambeau

36 Les exploreurs français LaSalle, Marquette, Joliet, Cartier, Champlain

37 American Cities with French names ace_names_of_French_origin#Missourihttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._pl ace_names_of_French_origin#Missouri Detroit Baton Rouge Saint Louis

38 René Descartes JE PENSE; DONC, JE SUIS!

39 Marie Curie

40 Les Montgolfier Brothers

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42 Les medecins sans frontières

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46 French and Your Career Healthcare and Medicine The French are a world leader in medical research: the AIDS virus was first isolated by French doctors

47 French and Your Career Transportation The fastest train (TGV) is French. The fastest commercial airplane (Concorde) is French (built in collaboration with British Airways). France is the fourth largest producer of automobiles in the world (Renault, Peugeot, Citroën) and third largest exporter. (All Mack trucks are manufactured by Renault.)

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