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5 Good Reasons to learn French at the Alliance Française de Bloemfontein

1. More than 300 million people on 5 continents speak French

At this stage, 76 million people are native French speakers and 274 million are speaking French fluently. In Europe, French is the second most widely spoken language. Learn to communicate with these French speakers …

2. French looks good on your CV!

An international language that features on you CV can only count in your favour. Countries like Canada, Switzerland, Belgium, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Morocco all employ French speakers as these countries use French as a second national language. In South Africa there are about 400 French subsidiaries directly employing more than 35000 people.

3. French – the language of culture

French cuisine is internationally recognised, so is French fashion, the theatre, visual arts, dance and architecture. Enrich your culture – do something French !!

4. French – language for travel

Travel to  any of the these countries where French is spoken: Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, the Ivory Coast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo and Vanuatu.

Not to mention France and all the French territories in the world: The Islands of Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, Saint-Barthélemy, Saint Pierre and Miquelon (Atlantic Ocean), Reunion island, Mayotte, the French Southern and Antarctic Lands (Indian Ocean), French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna (Pacific Ocean)

5. French is also the 4th most widely used language on the Internet.

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