Why do the Swiss speak French?

Answer Centrally located within the European continent, Switzerland is home to four languages, German, French, Italian and Romanish. Sixty percent of the Swiss population speaks a variation of German, and... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Why do the Swiss speak French

Do most Swiss speak Italian?

Contrary to what "Weird" says, Swiss citizens are not expected to speak all three languages. The majority of citizens speak German - or the Swiss-German dialect. There is a French speaking area o... Read More »

Is swiss people willing to speak english?

Most Swiss people do speak English But if you want to move to Switzerland to live and work there you should be fluent in the local language of the canton you intend to live otherwise there is no jo... Read More »

My Swiss male buddy prefers me to speak English rather than ´Hochdeutsch´( High German) to him Why?

I think you've answered your own question. Swiss German is different from high German, and so he may be more comfortable in English (which a lot of Swiss speak very well) rather than high German. H... Read More »

How to Say "I Don't Speak French"?

If you meet a French person and you haven't a clue what they're saying to you, it helps to let them know quickly that you don't speak their language.