Importance of Learning
French
Presented by Hakkim.s ( Asst.Prof /French)
Why Learn French?
10 compelling
reasons why
you will benefit
from studying
the French
language
 French is the 11th
most
widely-spoken language
in the world.
 French is the official
language of 33
countries in the wo...
 French is the 2nd
most
widely-used language on
the Internet.
 People who are
bilingual can earn a
higher salary than
those who are
unilingual.
 There is a demand for
people who know...
 Over 20,000 English
words have their origins
in French.
 France is the third most popular destination for Higher studies
 Study and work in the heart of Europe
 Post graduatio...
 France has the 5th largest economy in
the world after the U.S., Japan, China,
Germany.
 the French are a world leader in medical
research
 the AIDS virus was first isolated by
French doctors
 A team of Fren...
 France has one of the world’s fastest train the
French TGV.
 France is a world leader in aviation &
space technology
 Most commercial satellites are put into
space on French Ariane...
 The United Nations
 UNESCO
 NATO
 The International
Monetary Fund
 The International Red
Cross/Cresent
 The Interna...
• France is the crossroads of
Europe, the world’s
largest consumer market.
• The India and
France are major business
partn...
Fashion Dance Cuisine
Cinema Theatre
Music
Literature
 Over 75 million
tourists visit France
every year...one of
them could be you!
 France has highest
number of UNESCO
World...
 Scientific research has
proven that learning a
second language early
in life enhances a
child’s cognitive
skills.
 Lear...
 Higher studies in France
 International Diplomacy
 Travel and Tourism
 Work around the globe
 Multilingual people in...
 rote learning of isolated vocabulary.
 drilling of grammar.
 basic communication in the French language.
 active participation.
 integration of grammar into authentic tasks.
 an ...
Please feel free to ask
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  • Begin the presentation with an attention grabbing introduction to get parents thinking about the presence of French in their own lives – it really isn’t a foreign language!
    Ask the parents “How do you wish someone ‘Have a good trip!’ when they are leaving on vacation?”
    Encourage participation from parents and award them with a French-related prize that they can share with their child when they go home (a bookmark, sticker, etc).
    A positive attitude about learning a language is perhaps the most important starting point – if parents support the programme and see relevance in the subject, they will in turn pass on their appreciation to their children.
  • Many parents, especially those who might not use a second-language in their daily lives wonder why their children are learning French – give them something to think about when sharing these ideas.
  • We borrow terms from French as well! At a restaurant you may order the soupe du jour or apple pie à la mode.
  • Clarify for parents what the goals of core French.
    Often parents have only their own personal experiences with French as a school subject to relate to - the pedagogical approach has changed a great deal over the past years.
  • Define core French is not – it is not the same as when parents were in the French classroom.
    We learn vocabulary in the context of a theme that appeals to students interests.
    We do not drill verbs – we look at structures in the context of the stories we read and the projects we write.
  • Allow time for parents to ask questions or invite them to speak to you personally following the presentation.
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    1. 1. Importance of Learning French Presented by Hakkim.s ( Asst.Prof /French)
    2. 2. Why Learn French? 10 compelling reasons why you will benefit from studying the French language
    3. 3.  French is the 11th most widely-spoken language in the world.  French is the official language of 33 countries in the world.  French is the official language of several African countries.
    4. 4.  French is the 2nd most widely-used language on the Internet.
    5. 5.  People who are bilingual can earn a higher salary than those who are unilingual.  There is a demand for people who know French language.
    6. 6.  Over 20,000 English words have their origins in French.
    7. 7.  France is the third most popular destination for Higher studies  Study and work in the heart of Europe  Post graduation and doctorate opportunities  France has leading universities in business, Engineering, Technology Science.
    8. 8.  France has the 5th largest economy in the world after the U.S., Japan, China, Germany.
    9. 9.  the French are a world leader in medical research  the AIDS virus was first isolated by French doctors  A team of French researchers has developed an artificial heart that resembles and beats almost exactly like the real thing.
    10. 10.  France has one of the world’s fastest train the French TGV.
    11. 11.  France is a world leader in aviation & space technology  Most commercial satellites are put into space on French Ariane rockets
    12. 12.  The United Nations  UNESCO  NATO  The International Monetary Fund  The International Red Cross/Cresent  The International Olympic Committee
    13. 13. • France is the crossroads of Europe, the world’s largest consumer market. • The India and France are major business partners. •Several Indian MNC companies need French-speaking employees.
    14. 14. Fashion Dance Cuisine Cinema Theatre Music Literature
    15. 15.  Over 75 million tourists visit France every year...one of them could be you!  France has highest number of UNESCO World Heritage sites
    16. 16.  Scientific research has proven that learning a second language early in life enhances a child’s cognitive skills.  Learning French also improves memory, self-discipline and self-esteem.
    17. 17.  Higher studies in France  International Diplomacy  Travel and Tourism  Work around the globe  Multilingual people in demand
    18. 18.  rote learning of isolated vocabulary.  drilling of grammar.
    19. 19.  basic communication in the French language.  active participation.  integration of grammar into authentic tasks.  an appreciation of French culture and the Francophone world.  FUN!
    20. 20. Please feel free to ask
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