1.THE WORLD OF TODAY IS MULTILINGUAL
Learning French enriches life and broadens horizons, both personal and professional.
2.FRENCH IS SPOKEN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD
With 321 million French speakers, French is the only language besides English to be spoken on five continents. French is also the second most widely taught foreign language in the world, with 93 million learners
3.AN EXTRA ADVANTAGE IN THE LABOUR MARKET
Speaking English and French will maximise your chances on the national and international labour market, since French is the 3rd business language worldwide.
4.DISCOVER A WORLD OF CULTURE
French is the international language of cooking, fashion, theater, visual arts, dance and architecture. Knowledge of French lets you access the great works of French and Francophone literature, as well as French language cinema and song.
5.STUDY IN FRENCH AND FRANCOPHONE UNIVERSITIES
Speaking French opens the door to studying in French and Francophone universities, which rank among the best in the world. Students with a good command of French can benefit from French government grants to enroll in postgraduate studies in France in all disciplines.
6.THE OTHER LANGUAGE OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
French is both a working language and an official language of the UN, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross... and several international legal bodies. French is the language of Strasbourg, Brussels and Luxembourg, the three headquarters of the European Institutions.
7.AN ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVE ON THE WORLD
Understanding French offers the chance to hear an alternative view the world, through the international French language media (TV5, France 24, Radio France Internationale). French is also the 4th biggest language of the Internet.
8.LEARN FRENCH FOR LEARNING OTHER LANGUAGES
Learning French helps with learning other languages, especially Romance languages (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese or Romanian) and even English, since more than 50% of modern-day English vocabulary is derived from French
9.THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE AND THOUGHTS
Learning French is first and foremost about pleasure: the pleasure of learning this beautiful, rich and melodious language, often called the language of love. French is also an analytical language, which structures thought and develops critical thinking.
10.A LANGUAGE FOR TRAVEL
As the number one tourist destination in the world, France attracts 85 million visitors each year. Having some knowledge of French makes it so much more enjoyable to visit Paris and the other regions of France, and to even understand the culture, the mentality and the art of French living. French is also useful when traveling to Africa, Switzerland, Canada, Monaco, the Seychelles...