French

Introduction and Importance of French Language

     Descending from the roots of Roman language and nick named as Romance language, French is the official language in 29 countries, ranking next to English as a language spoken in all five continents. Being the second most wide spoken language in Europe, French has a strong foot in literature and commerce, making it an international language for communication. Be it for taking a next step in your career ladder or for quenching the thirst to learn a new culture, be it for travelling purpose or for studying abroad, be it a grounding base to learn other languages or for enhancing international relations, there are always a number of reasons to learn French.

French is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world, used as a first language by about 136 million people worldwide.

  • Additionally, almost 400 million people in various parts of the world use French either as a second or a foreign language.
  • 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.
  • It is popular as a business language too, and the third most spoken second language in the European Union, after English and German.

Group Classes for levels – French

These classes in sync with the guidelines laid down by CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) Being a phonetic language necessitates French learning with proper accent and pronunciation. CornerStone, through its French Language Training Course, eases the challenges you are faced with while learning a new language. Tailor-made to suit your needs with a blend of self-paced learning, our language training course is sure to equip you with necessary skills and confidence to have a conversation in French apart from giving you a rich cultural insight.

French for Kids

Learning is hard and boring. That’s what kids think. When an adult loses interest and gets tired, confused in learning a language, we can’t blame kids! Teaching, especially a new language, to kids requires a right mix of fun, interactive sessions sprinkled with lots of entertainment, action, and patience. Colorful pictures, songs and audios, movie clippings, and a tit-bit of exercises and puzzles add to the educational element. Each kid absorbs and learns at its own pace. CornerStone idenitifies and caters to the need of each kid, engaging them with games and activities, while ensuring the learning.