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France has almost entirely failed in its strategy to prevent English taking over as the lingua franca of the EU.

Fernández Vítores, David (2013) France has almost entirely failed in its strategy to prevent English taking over as the lingua franca of the EU. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (14 May 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Prior to the accession of the United Kingdom to the European Economic Community in 1973, the French language held a privileged position as a lingua franca of the Community. David Fernández Vítores assesses the demise of the French language’s status and the failure of France to develop an effective strategy for preventing the advance of English. He notes that the country is now refocusing its efforts on consolidating the position of French in the legal sphere, one of the few areas where it still enjoys a privileged position in comparison to other official languages.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Date Deposited: 05 Apr 2017 14:15
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/72655

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