Benefits of Second Language learning

Speaking two or more languages is a great asset to cognitive ability and may even prevent the onset of dementia.

According to this article in The Telegraph, such benefits may include: Improved brain function, multitasking, memory, perception, decision making, and also becoming a more effective communicator.

Many studies have been made on dementia, some of which have focused on the effects of second language learning. According to this report on the BBC News website, learning a second language may prevent the onset of dementia by up to five years.

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