In the US only 20% of students learn a foreign language. In some US states the proportion of students studying a language is as low as 9%. Despite this, There is a high demand for foreign language skills among U.S. employers (90 percent) with projections that this need will continue to grow.
A different language is a different vision of life-Federico Fellini Language is so powerful that it is able to alter our worldview. It affects what we decide to focus on, and that influences our experience and thoughts. The language you speak changes and manipulates what you are able to conjure up and think about, including … Continue reading How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky
Learning languages and more about various cultures can help to inform how you approach conversations with people from backgrounds that differ from your own.