WHAT THE RESEARCH SHOWS

WHAT DOES RESEARCH SHOW ABOUT THE BENEFITS OF LANGUAGE LEARNING?

In this age of accountability in education, policymakers and administrators, as well as parents, are increasingly demanding to know what research studies show regarding the benefits of language learning.  See below to learn how language learners benefit from their experiences.

FOUR MAJOR AREAS HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED: 

  • academic achievement

  • life-long cognitive benefits

  • higher lifetime income potential for speakers fluent in two languages

  • better cooperation between cultures, communities, creating a real global community