Bonjour tout le monde ! Hello everyone!
Pourquoi le français ? / Why French?
+ French is the native language of over 75 million people.
+ French is a Latin-based language, therefore very similar to Spanish.
+ Over 20,000 English words have their origins in French.
+ 220 million people in the world speak French and is rising in Africa (+700 million by 2050).
+ Canada, our biggest trading partner, has French as an official language.
+ French and English are the only 2 languages spoken on every continent.
+ You can be understood in 55 countries.
+ French is the official language of 29 countries.
+ By 2025 French will be the most spoken language of Europe.
+ French is the sixth most spoken language in the world.
+ French is an official language of: United Nations (UN), NATO, International Olympic Committee, European Union (EU), International Red Cross, UNESCO, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and European Court of Justice.
+ French is the most widely taught language after English.
+ France has the world’s 6th biggest economy.
+ French is one of the most used languages on the internet.
+ France is the world leader in non-English rap music.
+ Improve SAT & AP scores since English is based in French more than any other language.
+ Be more competitive in the job market in industries such as: business, cuisine, medicine, aviation, law, transportation technologies, luxury goods.
Félicitations for choosing le français!