Why I Choose French Language Course Essay

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“If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart,” Nelson Mandela once declared. Nowadays there are over 6,500 languages in our world, but sadly the only 571 million, which is 8.3% of the world population are second language speakers according to a research by Dr. Bernard Comrie’s article for the Encarta Encyclopedia (1998). The foreign language that I would like to learn besides English is French language. In France, the first language spoken is French language. Through this assignment I will explain several reasons why I chose French language course throughout difference aspect.
The first reason why I chose French language course as my language course
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The reason I would like to visit those places in France is because I want to share my happiness with my family. My father is a man who like to drink wine soo much. So visiting Bordeaux, the world's major wine industry capital was the best place for him. Bordeaux have many famous and popular winery such as Château Lafite-Rothschild, Château Margaux, Château Latour, Château Haut-Brion, Château Mouton-Rothschild. As for the reason why I chose Provence and Grasse as travel destination is because my mother likes perfume and my sister likes flower. Provence is a place famous with its lavender and Grasse is popular with its perfumes industry. So I think my family and I will enjoy the trip visiting…show more content…
In French, they only eat simple breakfast and to them lunch and dinner are the main meal of the day. Homes desserts are normally yogurt and fruit. Because of this type of eating habits, the rates of obesity and heart disease in France is lower than in other European countries. In France, cutlery is used in the continental manner, this mean the fork in the left hand, prongs facing down and the knife in the right hand. French etiquette prohibits the placing of hands below the table and the placing of elbows on it. Those are some French food culture that I think we should learn from them.
Other fact that I have learned about French culture is they almost have a similar culture with Malaysia which is freedom of belief. In France, there are many type of religion we can find like Catholicism, Islam, Judaism, and Buddhism. Because of its respect of religious freedom, there are no issue of racism and religious doctrine. So I feel free to visit or study in France. This make the French language I learned is useful in
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