In Canada some 9 million people speak French. As the second official language of Canada, French opens the door to many jobs with the federal government or with companies which have dealings with the French- speaking areas of our country.

French is also still one of the working languages of diplomacy and is used in several international organizations.

Immersion programs, regular high school and colleges and universities offer many opportunities for employments as teachers.

The French are renowned for fashion and food and French is often useful to those interested in careers in these areas.

In addition, tourism and airlines offer many openings for qualified multilingual employees. French is spoken by about 500,000,000 people worldwide. There are French-speakers in Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Caribbean and the South Pacific, as well as in Canada and France.