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Learn French, Why Not?

Learn French, Why Not?

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Are you planning to learn French but still hesitant? Want to speak a second foreign language? Here are 5 reasons to help you decide!

#1. French – the language spoken all over the world

Around the world, about 200 million people on all 5 continents are speaking French. The Francophonie is an organization made up of 68 countries and governments. French is also the most widely chosen foreign language after English and is the 5th most spoken language in the world. In addition, France is currently the country with the largest network of cultural organizations abroad, spreading the French language with more than 750,000 participants.

#2. Advantages for your career

Nowadays, knowing a foreign language is no longer a big plus, especially when English has become popular. A second foreign language like French will make you stand out a lot in the eyes of employers. Job opportunities for French today also continue to expand in many fields such as tourism, education, culture, food processing, cosmetics, etc.

Looking further, using French fluently helps you open the door to the world with the opportunity to work in many French-speaking countries such as France, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and some other African countries.

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#3. The key to a great culture

French is often referred to as the language of the arts, this is reflected in many arts from food, fashion, theater to dance, architecture or the visual arts. We may have heard of the fashion capital Paris, the Louvre – the world’s largest museum, the Eiffel Tower or French cuisine with cheese wine and foie gras. But it will be much better when you learn about them in the language that makes them.

Another charming thing, the French are always proud that their language is considered the language of love. Many researchers around the world have said that there is rarely a language so beautiful and melodious. If you don’t believe it, listen to “la vie en rose” or watch an excerpt from “Notre Dame de Paris”, maybe you will fall in love with French in no time.

#4. Useful travel luggage

According to the latest figures published in the newspaper Les Echos, France was the most popular destination in the world in 2014 with more than 83 million visitors. The city of light Paris is a bit more modest with 2nd place in the top of the most attractive cities on the planet. With invaluable baggage is a bit of French, this will give visitors a wonderful experience when visiting Paris or every other part of this country from Bordeaux – the country of wine, Avignon – the city art or Fontainebleau – dream forest.

A little secret, the French are very fond of tourists who speak their language, unlike many European countries they are famously “lazy” to speak English. Besides, because this language is widely used in the world, they will also be very useful when you visit Switzerland, Belgium, Monaco, Canada or some African countries.

#5. French – the language is not too difficult to learn

It can be said that learning French is not difficult, especially for those of you who have studied another Latin language such as English. Learning methods, documents, textbooks, etc. about French are diverse and easily searchable. In Vietnam, you can also register for many clubs or “crabs” to learn French at a reasonable cost.

Whether the reasons that convince you to choose French are one, two, three or all five of the above! One thing is for sure, you will never regret it. And who knows, maybe you’ll love French as your mother tongue!


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