French region aims to save language

Attempts made to save Breton, a language spoken by around 200,000 people in France.

    A battle is being waged in France to save a dying language

    Breton is spoken by about 200,000 people in the country - eighty years ago, it was more than a million.

    Al Jazeera's Estelle Youssouffa reports from Britanny, where campaigners believe the language could make a comeback.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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