TEN Reasons to Study WORLD Languages
1. Analytical skills improve when students study a world language.

2. Business skills plus world language skills make an employee more valuable in the marketplace.

3. Creativity is increased with the study of world languages.

4. Skills like problem solving, dealing with abstract concepts, are increased when you study a world language.

5. World language study enhances one’s opportunities in government, business, medicine, law, technology, military, industry, marketing, etc.

6. World language study enhances listening skills and memory.

7. The study of world languages teaches and encourages respect for other peoples: it fosters an understanding of the interrelation of language and human nature.

8. World languages expand one’s view of the world, liberalize one’s experiences, and make one more flexible and tolerant.

9. One is at a distinct advantage in the global market if one is as bilingual as possible.

10. World languages open the door to art, music, dance, fashion, cuisine, film, philosophy, science…


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