Languages


Learning French offers students significant linguistic, academic and cognitive benefits. It opens doors to knowledge, communication, culture and travel, and gives graduates an edge in the global job market.

  1. strengthens English literacy skills

  2. develops listening and learning skills

  3. enhances problem-solving abilities

  4. increases cognitive abilities, making the student a more flexible and creative thinker

  5. provides graduates with more choices for advanced education and career options

  6. gives graduates a competitive edge in the job market anywhere in Canada and many other countries

  7. broadens students' cultural life through access to literature, art, music and theatre in another language

  8. helps students to better understand the history, development and government of their country

  9. offers a gateway to national and international opportunities

  10. increases a student's feeling of self-esteem and pride

  11. makes learning a third or fourth language much easier

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