Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Why learning a new language should be your New Year's resolution

Dr Ruth Arber and Dr Michiko Weinmann of Deakin University's Centre for Teaching and Learning Languages argue that learning a new language should be top of your list. 

Here are their top five reasons why learning a new language should be on your to-do list in 2016.
  1. For each new language you learn, you'll stave off dementia for about five years
  2. You'll recover from a stroke much more quickly
  3. You'll become a better multi-tasker and boost your memory and attention span
  4. You'll become more employable
  5. You'll become a better traveller
To read more CLICK HERE

For ideas about where you can add to your language repertoire in the Canberra Region for adults CLICK HERE and for children HERE

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