As opposed to Chinglish, which is the evolution of English spoken by non-native speakers into a new, simplified language, Franglais is used by French people to describe English words which pop up in everyday use in their language.
In the past this has not been viewed positively in France, and various policies have tried to rid the language of foreign borrowings.
However attitudes are changing. This year the French education minister decided that French school children need to learn better English in order to participate in the global economy. More in this article from The Economist.
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