Importance of French language
First and foremost , the importance of French language cannot be underestimated because learning a beautiful , rich and melodious language , often called the language of love .
More than 220million people speak French on the five continents. French is the second most widely learned foreign language after English and the sixth most widely spoken language alongside English that is taught in every country in the world
French is also an analytical language that structures thoughts and develops critical thinking, a valuable skill for discussions and negotiations is.
The ability to speak French and English is an advantage on the international job market. A knowledge of French makes you fit into French companies in France and other French speaking parts of the world (Canada , Belgium and the continent of Africa ).
France is the world’s fifth biggest economy and third ranking destination for foreign investment.
It is equally important to note that French is the language of the three cities where the EU institutions are headquartered: Strasbourg, Brussels and Luxembourg.
French is both a working language and an official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee and so on.
France is the world’s top tourist destination and attracts more than 79.5million visitors a year.
The ability to speak even a little French makes it so much more easier and enjoyable to visit Paris and all the regions of France (from the mild climes of the cote d’ Azur to Tue snow – capped peaks of the Alpsvia the rugged coastline of Brittany) and offers insights into French culture , mentality and way of life .
It equally opens up study opportunities at renowned and reputable French universities ranked among the top higher education institutions in Europe and the world.
Lastly, an ability to understand French offers an alternative view of the world through communication with French speakers from all over the world and news from the leading French language international media.