Benefits of Being Multilingual

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Benefits of Being Multilingual

  1. 1. Benefits of Being Multilingual By Shin-Shin Lin
  2. 2. Why learn a foreign language
  3. 3. The importance of Foreign language Did you know?
  4. 4. Why learn Chinese? <ul><li>More competitive.   </li></ul><ul><li>Better business opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>Better communication skill. </li></ul>
  5. 5. More competitive.   <ul><li>Chinese is the fastest growing Foreign Language being taught in US schools . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Better business opportunity. <ul><li>Trade is not only from China to the US, but also the other way. $41.8 Billion in 2006. </li></ul><ul><li>China Passes Japan as Second-Largest Economy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Better communication skill. <ul><li>“Five years from now the internet will be dominated by Chinese-language content.” What the Web Will Look Like in 5 Years. </li></ul>
  8. 8. It’s Fun to know more about Chinese Culture <ul><li>Red Envelopes </li></ul>Chinese New Year <ul><li>Lion Dance </li></ul>~ what’s inside?
  9. 9. It’s Fun to know more about Chinese Culture <ul><li>Rice Dumplings </li></ul>Dragon Boat Festival <ul><li>Dragon Boat Races </li></ul>
  10. 10. It’s Fun to know more about Chinese Culture <ul><li>Moon Cakes </li></ul>Moon Festival <ul><li>Family Gathering </li></ul>
  11. 11. Where to find opportunities to practice your Chinese? <ul><li>Chicago Chinatown </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Restaurants </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Schools </li></ul>
  12. 12. Learning Chinese will be your door way to an amazing and colorful culture.
  13. 13. 謝謝觀賞 再見 !!

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