French is a major language of international communication. It is the second most widely learned , taught and spoken language after English in the world. It is spoken in 5 continents and it is also the most popular global language. Approx. 229 million people are Francophones (French speakers) and are spread in the entire world. It is a language of culture and love. It is widely used in the field of cooking, fashion, theater, visual arts, dance and architecture. A knowledge of French offers access to great works of literature in the original French. France is the world’s top tourist destination and attracts more than 87 million visitors a year. The ability to speak French makes it so much more enjoyable to visit Paris and all the regions of France and offers insights into French culture and lifestyle. It also comes in handy when travelling. Studying French leads towards a good career and provides international opportunities especially in the fields of technology, business administration, hotel management and aviation. It is also a good base for learning other languages, especially Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian as well as English, since a significant percentage of English vocabulary is derived from French. Hence, French makes a major contribution to preserving linguistic diversity in the world and avoiding the exclusive domination of a single language in today’s globalized world.