Benefits to Learning a Second Language
- Learning a second world language is an important 21st century skill for a global work force.
- The exposure to multiple languages and cultures creates a learning environment that is engaging, challenging, exciting, and one that students enjoy.
- Learning a language in middle school means that students can continue with that language in high school and then college so that they develop significant levels of fluency and literacy.
- Our world is becoming more global and interdependent, and there will be increased demand for people who understand other cultures and can communicate with people in other languages.