La cedille " la cédille " " rien a dire mais faut qu'tu saches "

3.   Le circonflexe: The circonflexe looks like a little pointed hat over vowels. It doesn’t change pronunciation, but it must be included in written French.

As a result of French and Belgian colonialism from the 16th century onward, French was introduced to new territories in the Americas, Africa and Asia. Most second-language speakers reside in Francophone Africa , in particular Gabon , Algeria , Mauritius , Senegal and Ivory Coast . [11] In 2015, French was estimated to have 190 million native speakers, [6] [12] and 77 to 110 million secondary speakers. [13] Approximately 274 million people are able to speak the language. [14] According to a demographic projection led by the Université Laval and the Réseau Démographie de l'Agence universitaire de la francophonie , total French speakers will number approximately 500 million people in 2025 and 650 million people by 2050. [15] The Organisation internationale de la Francophonie estimates 700 million by 2050, 80% of whom will be in Africa. [6]

The French language uses 5 different accents to indicate slight variations in pronunciation and distinguish between similar words:

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