It is very difficult to generalise. Everyone's adventure is original.
You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated, more intelligent world, more highly civilised too, with rules.
There is a pride in speaking this language.
They place great stress on the clarity of our language for expressing nuances and showing subtleties.
The more English is heard in the world, the more gratifying it seems to speak French, and above all to know the culture of our country. They find a kind of French social grace in the language and culture.