Is French a dying language?

MP Chris Bryant:

"Our kids should be learning Arabic not French"

"French is a useless language"

Even the French know the game is up, says Rod Liddle. What’s the point in us teaching their language when, in the end, it will be as obsolete as Cornish

http://www.spectator.co.uk/features/6084738/our-kids-should-be-learning-arabic-not-french/

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/educationnews/7831007/Former-minister-Chris-Bryant-French-is-a-useless-language.html

http://www.chris-bryant.co.uk/

Is French Language in dramatic decline?

http://www.antimoon.com/forum/2005/7141.htm