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Advantages of learning languages

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Some advantages of learning languages.

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Advantages of learning languages

  1. 1. Advantages of learning languages
  2. 2. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/13/opinion/sunday/the-superior-social-skills-of-bilinguals.html?_r=0 Children, who learn to speak more languages, can be better at communication than children who speak only 1 language. Being exposed to more languages improves social abilities.
  3. 3. A study showed that bilingual children were better at guessing what people were thinking, perhaps because they are constantly monitoring who in their world spoke what language. http://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21696489-advantages-working-your-own-language-are-obvious-those-working-foreign
  4. 4. Bilingual people are more efficient at ignoring irrelevant information. http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/study-shows-that-people-who-speak-two-languages-have- more-efficient-brains/2014/11/18/e027a27e-6a7c-11e4-9fb4-a622dae742a2_story.html
  5. 5. http://www.edudemic.com/learn-another-language-bilingual/ Bilingual children are better at adjusting to changes.
  6. 6. If you speak 2 languages, dementia is less likely to set in. https://youtu.be/VQRjouwKDlU minute 6.
  7. 7. Because words in a second language do not carry the same emotional impact as the words of one's native tongue, individuals made more rational decisions when using their second language. http://bigthink.com/ideafeed/how-knowing-a-foreign-language-results-in-more-rational-decisions
  8. 8. Additional inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Languages-2449951

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