French is a Category I language. It takes on average 26 weeks of full-time training to reach a limited working proficiency (ILR level 2). The exact time needed will depend on many factors, including a person’s language learning ability, intensity of instruction, and prior experience in learning a foreign language.
Where is FRENCH an official language?
Countries where this language is an official language: Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Gabon, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Monaco, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo, Vanuatu, Rwanda, Senegal, Vietnam, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Laos, Belgium, France, Haiti, Mali, Niger