Interested in international affairs?
Keep in mind that international job applicants who are proficient in at least two languages will have an advantage in the global market and that the European Union, the second largest trading block in the world, recognizes French as an official language.
Spoken by 125 million people and on every continent, French is the first or second language in more than 40 countries.
Did you know that 40–50% of English vocabulary comes from French? Knowing French improves your vocabulary in English, in particular, and, in general, studying another language develops critical and creative thinking skills and improves your memory, self-discipline, and self-esteem.
Interested in the sciences? Remember that France continues to be a leader and innovator in science and technology. Do you love art, music, dance, fashion, cuisine, and cinema? French is the language of culture. And those of you who love literature, did you know that France has won more Nobel Prizes for literature than any other country?
Why study French? C'est évident! Allons-y!