10 Reasons to Learn a Second Language at a Young Age
Early childhood is the best possible time to learn a second language.
Learning a second language young improves reading abilities and general literacy in the first language.
Being bilingual from an early age significantly alters the brain structure - scientists have discovered that bilingual adults have denser gray matter in the brain's left hemisphere, where most language and communication skills are controlled.
Kids between the ages of 1-10 who learn a second language experience cognitive benefits and enhanced creativity.
Young bilingual speakers are better multitaskers than their monolingual counterparts.
Children who learn a second language can maintain focus despite outside stimuli better than children who know only one language.
Kids learning a second language in an immersion setting show an overall success rate in grammatical knowledge.
Children who study a second language become better listeners.
Bilingual children score higher on standardized tests.
Kids who speak a second language are more culturally aware and geared for the global economy.
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