WHAT THE RESEARCH SHOWS

WHAT DOES THE 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

  • economic benefits (higher income potential) for bilingual speakers

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