French speaking communities are present in 57 countries including France, Belgium, Switzerland and Luxembourg in Europe, as well as parts of Canada and the USA.
For those looking to study in Canada, knowledge of French is mandatory in the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and parts of Ontario.
Large parts of Africa (known as Francophone Africa) use French as a strong second language.
French is also an official language of all United Nations agencies, and a large number of other international organizations including NATO, WTO and the ICRC.
In India, French is been taught as a second or a third language at the secondary and high school levels, and is available in the curriculum for ICSE, CBSE, International Baccalaureate (IB), IGCSE and State Board Schools.
At the college and University levels too, French is available as a language option.
In the corporate sector, a large number of French organizations have set up joint ventures in India, including Renault Nissan, Alcatel, Saint Gobain, Groupe Danone, and a number of others, all of which has contributed to a growing demand for people with skills in the French language.
The new age businesses such as BPOs, Call Centres, and E-commerce companies have further expanded career options for those with knowledge of French.
The fastest way to learn French language fluently is to sign on for French Tutorials in Anna Nagar, Chennai with the most well-known AIMED Academy for Foreign Languages.