Oui – Yes, I have finally given in to what I should have done along time ago … learn to speak French!
I just received my grades from Beginner French at La Cité Collegiale, A – … not bad! It’s been a great experience and I am starting to really look forward to being able to have conversations en Francais!
They say it is never to late to learn a new language, and in fact, recent studies have shown that learning a language at any age is beneficial. It seems your brain stays younger and even grows!
Read these two recent studies on languages and the brain.
ps French is one of Canada’s official languages … so why not start there! Living in Ottawa gives you plenty of opportunities to speak French and gives you an advantage as far as career possibilities.