I hang around on the #perlfr channel on Mag Net, where the french perl mongers are. Just like why I subscribe to the Paris perl mongers mailing list, it's a good way of keeping my hand in with the language. I subscribe to the Rome perl mongers list too for the same reason.
I read French pretty well, but when I want to reply on channel I get stuck. Usualy I end up typing my reply starting in French and then switching to Italian or German. Thankfully I normally catch myself before hitting enter, thank all the goat-headed gods. I have a French/English lexicon right next to where I'm sitting, but it's fuck all help when my brane just automatically switches languages. Bah.