Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Why French?

Kathy Stein-Smith explains why demand is growing for French the world over.

There is one skill that is being learned around the world, with enrollments growing by 50% in Asia and Africa, while in the U.S. programs are being reduced and even eliminated. This highly sought-after global skill is not social media, data analytics, or coding; it is learning French.

French is a language that reflects both the rich cultural and historical heritage of France and also that of the worldwide Francophonie. It is a language of international diplomacy, a global business language, and a top internet language, which points to the growing importance of French.”

Read more @ http://languagemagazine.com/2017/02/why-french/

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One response to “Why French?

  1. Denise Fourès-Aalbu March 5, 2017 at 9:33 pm

    Languages do matter to our 21st century world. Merci beaucoup Kathy!

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