Because French is, with English, the only language spoken on the 5 continents. More than 200 million people speak French on 5 continents. French is the language of international communication. It is the most learned foreign language, after English, and the ninth most spoken language in the world. French is also the second most teach foreign language in the world after English, on all continents. The Francophonie has 68 states.
An opening to the world:
Learning French in France has many tourist interests.
France is the most visited country in the world with more than 70 million visitors per year. With some French knowledge, it is very pleasant to understand culture, the art of living in the French way…. French is just as useful when visiting Africa, Switzerland, Canada… Learning French in France is also the discovery of an incomparable culture. French is often considered as the language of culture. Every French course include a cultural immersion in History, gastronomy, art, architecture…
French is a pleasant language to learn. French is not a difficult language to learn. It is a language that requires a certain precision but its richness allows the expression of a multitude of nuances. Soon, you will be able to communicate in French, just after lessons. It is a soft, melodious and romantic language. Learning French helps to learn other languages, especially Latin languages (Spanish, Italian…).
According to a professional point of view, French is the language of international relations. Learning French means « accessing France », the fifth largest trading power, which attracts companies, researchers and best foreign students. French is both a working language and one of the two official languages of the UN, UNESCO, NATO, The European Union, The International Red Cross…. French is the language of several international legal institutions and corporations. Having a fluency in French is essential for anyone considering a career in international organizations.