French is the third-largest of the Romance languages in terms of the number of native speakers, after Spanish and Portuguese. If you take some classes before you visit the country, it will be easier for you to study abroad .French is also an official or administrative language in several communities and international organizations such as:
Interpol and so on, and among the six official and the two working languages of the United Nations and of all its agencies.
- the European Union
- International Olympic Committee
- World Trade Organization
- World Anti-Doping Agency,
- United Nations,
- African Union,
- International Court of Justice,
- Internation Secretariat for Water,
- International Association of Political Science,
- International Bureau of Weights and Measures,
- European Broadcasting Union,
- Universal Postal Union,
French language is spoken in France, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Niger, Senegal, Haiti, Lebanon, Martinique, Vietnam, Central African Republic, Chad, Madagascar, Cameroon, Gabon, and other countries.
It is regulated by the Académie Française (France) and the Office Québécois de la langue française (Quebec, Canada). Its development has been influenced by the native Celtic languages of Roman Gaul, and by the Germanic language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders.
Why learn French Language?
Learning French will increase your job opportunities and salary potentials. It will also increases your appreciation for people, from other countries, their traditions, history and culture. You will be able to meet new people and understand them without any problem. Something that is not well known is that Learning French courses will improve your English vocabulary. This is because 40% to 50% of English vocabulary comes from French. Learning French will also enhance your grammar skills, and will greatly improve your results on in the verbs section.