4 Reasons Why Learning A Second Language Is Important
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“To have a second language is to have a second soul.”
– Charlemagne, Holy Roman Emperor
It can be intriguing at times, you know, to think why knowing a new language can be of any use. You could think: “what’s the point if the one I’m reading right now will soon become the universal medium of communication?”
English as the undisputed global language, is diverse in itself, easy to comprehend, widely vocal and written, and well, in our curriculum!
It’s the language of the internet. It’s an intelligent channel of thought, culture, and unity.
But what might be little bothersome is the fact that a language dies every 14 days, and if we keep neglecting our native speech, it might become one of them.
Every new language teaches something, and here’s why we should make the most of it:
1. A language drives the way we think
“Language is a uniquely human gift, central to our experience of being human.”
– Lera Boroditsky, Cognitive Scientist, Psychologist and Linguist
We as humans are known to have opinions, thoughts, mindsets and even behaviors relative to the situations or environments we are put in.
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