Why learn a new language?

Why learn a new language?

“Learning a language is a way to make connections with others. Even a few words can open doors, hearts and minds, and the more you know of a language, the deeper and more meaningful those connections can become”

Simon Ager

French is one language that is popular. Here are some facts about the language:

  • French is a Romance language. (Romance languages are languages that descend from Vulgar Latin) If you learn French, you can easily learn Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian…) And yes, some even say it is the language of romance and love.
  • French is the official language of 29 countries in the world
  • French is also one of the official languages of the United Nations
  • OIF -Organisation Internationale de la Francaphonie estimates that nearly 300 million people in the world speak French.
  • French is an important language in international relations

An interesting fact that you may or may not have known is that language stimulates the left side of the brain.

Why you should learn French

  • Simply for the pleasure of knowing this beautiful language of love
  • To open business and job opportunities abroad
  • Make travel easy and interesting – especially when visiting a French-speaking country
  • Simplify your ambition to study abroad
  • Makes traveling to Francophone (French speaking countries) interesting and easy
  • Opens up educational opportunities
  • Broadens your horizon and makes you explore and see the world differently

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