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Do French like Americans speaking French?

Do French like Americans speaking French?

Absolutely. French people especially love it if you make some effort to pronounce their language correctly. I’ve been to France a few times.

What accent is American closest to?

The Canadian accent is closest to the Western and Midland accents in the US which are the closest living accents to General American.

Do American speak French?

The latest U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey reports that 1,301,443 people in the U.S. speak French at home. This includes speakers of French dialects, such as Patois and Cajun, who are over 5 years old.

Are American accents attractive in France?

In the recent Time Out survey on the most attractive foreign accents, that put the British top, the American and Australian accents both beat the French, which was voted the fifth most popular.

Why is the French accent so attractive?

Vowel count is often debated, but according to Wikipedia, French has 13 oral vowels and four nasal vowels, plus three semivowels and three glides, totaling 23. American English has 14-16. As a vowel-filled language, it makes sense that French is so breathy, and therefore sexy.

Do French hate speaking English?

There’s a commonly held opinion that the French people actively dislike the English, and that this often affects English-language speakers from other countries. This general dislike is said to be especially so of the Parisiennes.

Is Louisiana French?

As of today Louisiana French is primarily used in the U.S. state of Louisiana, specifically in the southern parishes….

Louisiana French
Native speakers 150,000 to 200,000 (2012)
Language family Indo-European Italic Romance Western Gallo-Romance Oïl French Louisiana French

What state speaks the most French?

Today, French is the second most spoken language (after English) in the states of Maine and Vermont….Counties and parishes with the highest proportion of French-speakers.

Parish/county St. Martin Parish
State LA
Total population 48,583
% Francophone 27.4%
Francophone population 13,312

Is the American accent hot?

8.7 percent of survey respondents picked the American accent as the hottest in the world.