The world of French language - a short introduction
French is spoken by about 75 million people world wide. It is official
language in France, Haiti and Luxembourg and official second language
in Canada, Belgium and Switzerland. It is also one of the 6 official
languages of the European Union. French is the second most frequently
taught language in the world - after English.
Click on the countries to get information
on French courses in France or Canada!
The following pages aim to give a short introduction to French
language. Find out fascinating French
language facts, a short summery of important
French grammar characteristics and French varieties or dialects.
Learning a foreign language is fun, but it has it pitfalls.
Many of those can be avoided by taking
the royal road to learning French and studying French directly
where it is spoken!