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Some call the French the language of interest, and some call the French the language of professionalism and others haven’t an idea. The French language is a bit an anonymous to many people and its idiosyncratic sound gives it an ideal and attractive edge. All around the world, there are more than 100 million people who speaks French and it is broadly represented as the language of democracy, undoubtedly in the European Union.
The French language looks little bit like English language but it is very much different to that of the English language. English language drives from the Western-Germanic of the different Indo-European languages, but the language French comes from the romance family of languages.
Alliance Francaise de Delhi (AFD)
Just like English, French is also very important to the career point of view. That’s why today there are so many Institutes in Delhi NCR that provide French language teaching programs. One of the best institute in Delhi is The Alliance Francaise de Delhi (AFD). It is an Indian non-profit group, both legitimately and fiscally self-regulating from its mother organization, the Foundation Alliance Francaise.
It is an Indo-French Cultural institute located at KK Birla Marg, Lodi Estate, New Delhi and renders specialized teaching programs in French language and also organize and curating cultural events.
Alliance Francaise de Delhi was registered on 30 June 1956, under India’s Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 with the direction and guidelines of Mr Ghulam Naqshband, and following a proposal was developed by Claude Journot, after that Cultural Counsellor manages it with the French Embassy.
Its’ first Governing Body had thirteen initiative supporters in which eight are men and five women — all devoted lovers of the language and culture. The first French class was organized in a residential bungalow in Lutyen’s New Delhi.
In the year 1960, the foremost Director was selected in the person of France Bhattacharya, wife of the renowned Bengali poet Lokenath Bhattacharya. It would later located at Delhi’s South Extension and remained there from the year 1967 to 2004. It celebrated its 50th anniversary in the year 2007.The Alliance Francaise de Delhi (AFA) is dedicatedly supported by the French Embassy in India.
AFD provide opportunities to large number of students to gain knowledge of French language and make career in it. Understanding of a French language not only plays a significant role in career progression but also render huge job opportunities in numerous well-known companies. Nowadays, with so many MNCs and global joint ventures coming up in our country, the demand of this language specialized is on the hike. In the year 2008, AFD, provide admission to about 6,000 students. With 53 skilled faculties and 36 managerial staff members it provide excellent services for many years.