¿Por qué lenguajes?

There are so many reasons to learn a foreign language from simply being able to communicate, to travel, to increasing your life span! Find your reason for learning. When we have a reason to learn, we are motivated and more likely to be successful. 

How Travel Can Change the World. The power of Empathy. Author Andrew Solomon speaks to CNN's Nima Elbagir about his new book on the endless benefits of traveling and why he believes it can change the world.

Top 10 Reasons. Read the top 10 reasons according to Lead With Languages. 

Exercise! This article discusses the correlation between language acquisition and exercise. 

The benefits of a bilingual brain

34 Unobvious Benefits. Julia Reed personally sent me her article on the unobvious benefits of learning a second language.
 
Language map. "Speak or write in English, and the world will hear you. Speak or write in Tamil or Portuguese, and you may have a harder time getting your message out. Now, a new method for mapping how information flows around the globe identifies the best languages to spread your ideas far and wide. One hint: If you’re considering a second language, try Spanish instead of Chinese."

Why?  This gives you plenty of reasons to learn a languages!

Ted Talk. Five examples of how the languages we speak affect how we think. 

Bilingualism. This great article talks about the many advantages to being bilingual including avoiding Alzheimers. 


8 Reasons Spanish Isn't a FL in the US. Facts about the Spanish language in the United States. 

The Future of the Spanish language in the US... more non-Latinos speaking Spanish?

Brain Research. Check out this article about bilingual people. 


Los monos bonobos. If the Bonobo monkeys can learn language, so can you! 




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