The French and English languages share many linguistic similitudes, despite having such different origins. French comes from the Indo-European family of languages and forms part of the Romance languages along with other languages such as Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Catalan amongst many others. On the other hand, England having been invaded by Germanic Tribes in the early 5th century, the Germanic language, ‘Angles’ was strongly imposed. Therefore, one wonders about the close connection shared between these two languages of different motherlands.
This phenomenon came about during the time of the Norman invasion of Britain in the 11th century. This is when the […]