French is a leading language for trade, travel, culture, communication and humanitary efforts all through the world.
French speaking countries are colored in light blue. Map showing member countries © International Francophone Organization
French study also helps with the understanding of English grammar, spelling and construction.
Despite what many Americans often believe, Spanish is not the only language that employers look for. Employers value candidates for jobs that have experience in langauges all throughout the world and as our top trade partners speak French (Canada and France), it is a language that holds a great deal of importance in business, technology, medicine and travel related fields.
Student who study foreign language in general have shown improvements in standardized test scores in language and mathematics (even when their time studying those subjects was reduced to fit in the study of a foreign language.
Learn more about learning a foreign language: "Cognitive Benefits of Learning Language "
Check out the article "Why Study French"