1. You become smarter
Speaking a foreign language improves the functionality of your brain by challenging it to recognise, negotiate meaning, and communicate in different language systems. This skill boosts your ability to negotiate meaning in other problem-solving tasks as well.
Students who study foreign languages tend to score better on standardised tests than their monolingual peers, particularly in the categories of maths, reading, and vocabulary.
2. You build multitasking skills
3. You stave off Alzheimer’s and dementia
4. Your memory improves
5. You become more perceptive
6. Your decision-making skills improve
7. You improve your English
Read the whole article with links to respective study at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education/edu...alism.html
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