French: THE Romance Language

When asked why he wants to pursue French as his foreign language in middle school as opposed to Spanish, Charlie speaks of romance.

Cassie: I think French will be harder than Spanish to learn.

Charlie: Duh, Mom. I want French because it’s a Romance Language.

Cassie: I think Spanish is a Romance Language too.

Charlie: It is?

Cassie: Yes. I’m pretty sure of it.

Charlie: Well, French is definitely more romantic. I want the French Romance Language.

Cassie: Of course. Je comprend.