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Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Learn French Now

News Dec 30, 2022

In today's world, the importance of learning more than one international language cannot be overemphasized. The world has never been closer and Language is the tool with which we discover and harness opportunities around us.

Being fluent in at least two world Languages is a powerful skill. Companies are increasingly requiring prospective workers to have at least a basic knowledge of one more language.

Business owners who are multilingual are expanding their reach and making huge profits.

How then can we ensure you we are not left behind in this Language revolution: by learning at least one more Language.

French is a favourite among many Language enthusiasts because of the many benefits and opportunities that come with it.

Read on to learn more about why you should learn French now.

Increased Job Opportunities.

Being able to communicate in French is an advantage in almost any field. There continue to be high demand for persons who can speak two or more international languages. The knowledge of French gives you competitive access to more jobs, increases your salary potential and ensures you stay at the top.

To learn other Languages.

Knowing French makes it easier to learn other Romance Languages (Italian, Portuguese etc).

This is because they not only share the exact origin but also have similar grammatical structures and basic vocabulary.

French will also help you understand the origin of various English words which are borrowed or derived from French. This includes words like a fiancé, dossier, cliché, chauffeur, Ballet, brunette etc.

A chance to expand your horizon.

The ability to speak more than one world language is an advantage in all areas. French opens you up to a new world, exposing you to different cultures. This access helps you explore new horizons both in your personal and professional life.

It can also help you make new friends and relationships, apply for limitless jobs and cause you to reach new business heights.

For travel.

Do you wish to visit France or any French-speaking country? Whether you are relocating or only visiting, a knowledge of French can make for a more colourful and hitch-free experience. You would be better able to communicate and integrate into the system faster.

If you are going as a tourist, you might even be of help to other tourists without a knowledge of the Language.

Even if you someday plan to relocate abroad but haven't yet decided on the location, speaking French will give you much more options.

For business

Learning French can boost your business needs. As the sixth most widely spoken language globally, you will be open to a world of customers. You will be able to source for foreign customers and communicate with them. This is guaranteed to grow your business to new and enviable heights.

A great career choice.

There are many persons in higher institutions studying French. This is because upon graduation their job pool is limitless. Graduates of French can work in almost any field. They can be translators, interpreters etc.

As a French student, you can either work for someone or work on your own, all with great pay.

Those who studied French also have the privilege of being able to teach others the Language.

For international relations

French is spoken by millions of people on over five continents, it is also a working language of international organizations such as the United Nations, African Union, European Union etc

For fun

Learning French can be challenging, but it's also a fun and rewarding way to challenge your mind and broaden your perspective. Your first time speaking French will leave you feeling confident and accomplished.


Overall, learning French is a valuable investment that can open up new doors and opportunities in your personal and professional life. So why wait? Start learning French today and see the many benefits it has to offer.



I write about English and French, how to apply them professionally and in social encounters.