Where do we speak French today ?
It is the 2nd most spoken foreign language in the world : nearly 300 million people speak French.
According to a study by the Natixis bank, the french language would become the most spoken language in the world ahead of English and Mandarin by 2050.
It is the most learned foreign language after English.
French is used on all the 5 continents!
It is the third language used on the Internet.
France is one of the most visited countries in the world with more than 70 million visitors per year. Being bilingual in French means understanding French culture by visiting Paris and all the beautiful regions of France. You can also speak French in Africa, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, Monaco, DOM TOM…
French really helps to learn other languages. This is the case of Latin languages (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese or Romanian) but also English because French has provided more than 50% of current English vocabulary.
A professional asset
Speaking French and English is an asset for finding a job. In particular with French and French-speaking multinationals in various sectors of activity (distribution, automotive, luxury, aeronautics, banks, insurance, etc.). France, the fifth commercial power, attracts foreign entrepreneurs, researchers and students. French is rich and allows you to nuance your speech. It is in fact very useful to learn it at the professional level.
French is also the official language in: the UN, in the European Union, at UNESCO, at NATO, at the International Olympic Committee, at the International Red Cross… It is also the language of the three headquarters of the European institutions: Strasbourg, Brussels and Luxembourg .
A cultural dimension
It is the language of culture, love and spirit. Taking French lessons allows you to take a cultural journey into the world of fashion, gastronomy, arts, architecture and science. It means having access to the great texts of French literature but also to cinema and song in their original versions.