WHY LEARN FRENCH? WHY CHOOSE TO STUDY AT ACCORD?
Why learn French ?
There are many reasons for learning French:
- To communicate better when traveling for work or holidays.
- To make an effort speaking the language to make new friends or to do business.
- To know the culture by understanding the language better and by living the Parisian lifestyle.
- To embark on an international career.
- To further opportunities with international companies.
- To opens one’s minds to new ideas and the way one looks at the world.
- To build confidence and be more independent when making decisions.
- French is spoken in 33 countries in the world.
- French and English are the only languages spoken as a native language on 5 continents
and the only languages taught in every country in the world.
- There are 128 million fluent French speakers (as a native or adopted language) who use French on a regular basis.
- There are 72 million “part-time” French speakers who live in a francophone country but do not speak French regularly.
- There are 100-110 million students of all ages who do not live in a French speaking country but who have learnt or are learning French.
- French plays a key role in many countries as an administrative, diplomatic, commercial or international language.
- France is one of the world’s major foreign tourist destinations (60 million tourists a year).
- French, alongside English, is the official working language for the United Nations, UNESCO, NATO, OECD, the 31-member Council of Europe, the European Community, the International Labour Bureau, the International Olympic Committee, the Universal Postal Union, the International Red Cross, the Union of International Associations.
Why choose to study at ACCORD Language School in Paris, France?
If you are serious about learning French, ACCORD Language School is the best place to improve your language skills as well as experience the Parisian way of life and explore the French capital.
The many official institutions accrediting Accord Language School have confirmed the school’s reputation for the excellence of the services provided.
But don’t take our word for it, just read what our students have to say about their stay at ACCORD.