History of the French Language



Complete course in English


  Discover the  origins of the French language

  Understand how the French language developed

  Clear explanations with maps, pictures & photos

  Quizz to test your knowledge

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Have you ever wondered where the French language comes from?

Explore the evolution of the French language, from its origins as a dialect of Latin to the present day

In this course, we will cover the major historical events and influences that have shaped the French language, such as the Roman conquest of Gaul, and their impact on the language. We will also discuss the French language's current status as a global language, spoken by millions of people around the world.

At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with my quiz. This quiz is designed to help you reinforce what you've learned and to assess your understanding of the history of the French language.


History of French

1. Gaulish


2. Latin


3. Frankish


4. The origins of the French language


5. From Old French to Modern French


6. La Francophonie