SOYEZ LES BIEN VENUS AU DEPARTMENT DE FRANCAIS
Department of French, College of Education Warri, has been in existence since the inception of the College. It is one of the departments in School of Languages.
IMPORTANCE OF FRENCH LANGUAGE
The over-riding aim of studying French in Nigeria is to facilitate communication with the French speaking world. The knowledge of French language also enhances our economic, social, political and cultural links with all the French speaking counties in the world.
i. French is Nigeria’s second official language
ii French is now a compulsory subject from primary 1 to JSS 3 in the new UBE Scheme. Hence, French teachers are urgently needed for employment in the labour market.
iii French will expand your territory and remove language limitation and barriers in the area of employment. That means your job opportunities will increase tremendously.
iv French will enhance your travelling abroad to Canada, Europe, and other African countries where French is widely spoken (e.g. Benin Republic, Togo, Senegal, Cote d’ivoire etc) and the Caribbean.
v French will allow you to function effectively in today’s technological advanced world.
vi French language places you a step ahead of others. Be relevant in the global village.
THE AIMS OF FRENCH AS A COURSE AT THE NCE LEVEL
i To produce competent teachers of French language at the primary and secondary schools in Nigeria
ii Through French literature, to expose such student teachers to the socio-cultural and political lives of French-speaking world
iii To initiate students into research and further studies