Language Study Benefits
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) identifies three main benefits to learning foreign language found in scholarly research:
- Higher Academic Achievement
- Improves Cognitive Abilities
- Positive Attitudes and Beliefs about other Cultures
The Job Market
"The hottest job skill is..."
"Bilingual-jobs: Foreign-language careers on rise"
International Business Times
"Foreign language skills provide sharp edge in the job market"
American Councils for International Education
"Five Ways to Make a Difference Using Your Language Skills"
Learning Abroad: Scholarships for intensive language programs
FLAS: Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Scholarships