Public policies of the past ten years in support of the mastery of French

C. Extramiana 2014, Vol. XIX-2, pp. 41-55

This article provides an overview on training policies in the last decade aiming at improving the command of the French language in France. It refers both to linguistic integration of adult migrants and employability for low skilled adults. As for the French population in general, public surveys on the command of the French language show that the general level is not getting so bad as we can hear.