Why Learn French?

10 reasons to learn french

Knowing French will allow you not only to function but to compete effectively in the global economy of the future.

Speaking French will increase your job opportunities and salary potential.

Studying French increases your appreciation of other people and their cultures.

French opens up an entire world of sporting events to enthusiasts.

Knowing French will improve your vocabulary in English.

Learning a new language, like French, develops your critical and creative thinking skills.

Proficiency in French will significantly improve your chances of being accepted to a university and to graduate school.

Using French enhances your travel abroad to Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa.

French is the language of culture, opening the door to art, music, dance, fashion, cuisine, and cinema.

French is the language of many great literary masterpieces.

— Source: American Association of Teachers of French

On the Importance of Knowing French
The Failure of Utility: Redefining French Studies in the Twenty-First Century by Corbin Treacy