French and English have always had a close relationship. And I'm not talking about the people who live in Montreal, I mean the actual languages themselves.
There are about 100,000 words in the french dictionary, but about 29% of the words in the English language originated from French.
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That means that English speakers who claim they can't speak French, actually already know thousands of French words. Sometimes without even realizing it.
Sure there are the obvious words that have the same meaning and are spelled the same way such as: Television, Table, Information or Visible.
But some words are literally just French words that English people started using because they simply sound better.