Certificate Course in French (French Language)

Himachal Pradesh University
In Shimla

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Typology Certificate
Start Shimla
Duration 1 Year
  • Certificate
  • Shimla
  • Duration:
    1 Year
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Shimla
Himachal Pradesh University,Summer Hills Shimla,Shimla,Himachal Pradesh, 171005, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Shimla
Himachal Pradesh University,Summer Hills Shimla,Shimla,Himachal Pradesh, 171005, Himachal Pradesh, India
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French is official language in 29 countries, most of which form what is called, in French, La Francophonie, the community of French-speaking nations. It is an official language of all United Nations agencies and a large number of international organizations. According to the European Union, 129 million (or 26% of the Union's total population), in 27 member states speak French, of which 65 million are native speakers and 69 million claim to speak French either as a second language or as a foreign language, making it the third most spoken second language in the Union, after English and German. Twenty-percent of non-Francophone Europeans know how to speak French, totalling roughly 145.6 million people. In addition, prior to the mid 20th century, French served as the pre-eminent language of diplomacy among European and colonial powers as well as a lingua franca among the educated classes of Europe.
French is commonly taught as a third language in secondary schools in most cities of Maharashtra, including Mumbai (Bombay), as part of the preparation for secondary school (X-SSC) and higher secondary school (XII-HSC) certificate examinations. Certain high-profile schools affiliated with the CBSE in the NCR offer French as an option as early as grade 4.

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