Francophonie is a term that emerged in the 1950s and has two main meanings

Francophonie is a term that emerged in the 1950s and has two main meanings. The primary one designates the grouping of peoples and communities throughout the world with French as their primary or customary language. Today there are over 47 countries that speak French. French is used in government offices and businesses. Only educated adults or secondary school students speak French, though with varying levels of fluency and accuracy. I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I