Have you ever heard someone say that majoring in French in college limits your options? What can you do with a degree in French? Actually the question should be "What can't you do with a degree in French?"
Here is a list of successfuk people who majored in French.
There are all kinds of reasons to learn a foreign language in general, and French in particular.
There is a common myth among English speakers that Spanish is easier than French. In reality, there are "more difficult than" elements in both. Here is a detailed comparison of the two languages - you decide if one is easier than the other.
Think those French classes you have to take are pointless? Take a look at this article - you might be surprised to find out just how many jobs open up to people with good language skills.
If your students don't see any point in learning French, maybe Jodie Foster and Johnny Depp can help: we're compiling a list of famous non-native French speakers around the world - your students might be surprised at how cool French really is!
Videos of celebrities speaking French:
It is always a nice motivation to hear the story of students who have studied French for a long time. If you can't bring students in the classroom to talk about what French brought to them, you can use our the videos from our Facebook page.