Even the French elite speak English May 9, 2010 / Culture, Understand France and the French / 0 Comments Share This Post Tweet Plus one Share Pin it Comment Tweet An interesting rumination on defending the language, in defense of values.. Pardon My French by Michael Kimmelman of NY Times. Culture, France Facebook comments: Logging In... Profile cancel Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Facebook or Name EmailNot published Website Comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.