World’s second most spoken language after English, French is an official language in 29 countries across multiple different continents. More than 200 million people speaks French across the globe.
French is an professional and official language of the United Nations, the European Union, UNESCO, NATO, the International Olympic Committee, the International Red Cross and international courts.
According to Ms Rupam Srivastava, (Faculty – French language) Ability to speak French will increase one’s job opportunities and salary potential. For those with appropriate French skills there are possibilities to work in the following field:
- International business
- International agencies
- Tourism and Hospitality industry
- Diplomatic Service
- Post Office
- French research institutes
- Translation and Interpretation