10 benefits of learning a foreign language

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10 benefits of learning a foreign language

  1. 1. 10 BENEFITS OF LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
  2. 2. ❶ PROMOTES BRAIN GROWTH (Martensson et al., 2012)
  3. 3. ❷ STAVES OFF DEMENTIA (Craik et al., 2010)
  4. 4. ❸ IMPROVES LISTENING SKILLS (Krizman et al., 2012)
  5. 5. ❹ BECOME MORE LANGUAGE SENSITIVE (Werker and Sebastian-Galles, 2011)
  6. 6. ❺ BOOSTS MEMORY (Morales et al., 2013)
  7. 7. ❻ BETTER AT MULTI-TASKING (Gold et al., 2013)
  8. 8. ❼ INCREASED ATTENTION (Bialystok & Craik., 2010)
  9. 9. ❽ DOUBLE ACTIVATION (Francis, 1999)
  10. 10. ❾ NEW WAYS OF SEEING (Autanasopoulos et al., 2010)
  11. 11. ❿ IMPROVE YOUR FIRST LANGUAGE

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