In today’s world, there are over 7000 languages and learning at least one will help children in life greatly. It has been proven that it is easier for children to learn a second language. Here at The Apple Tree Learning Centers, we believe it is certainly never too late to learn, and the benefits definitely reward the effort and dedication.
Medical studies have shown the positive effects of learning a second language has on the brain. Studies showed that learning a second language significantly delayed the onset of many brain-related diseases such as Alzheimer and dementia, compared to those who can only speak their native tongue.
Learning a new language gives children a greater understanding of the world we live in. Even by learning a few phrases, never mind a whole language, they will access many fascinating cultures around the world and understand the differences between the two or more countries.
Different cultures have their own music, style, history, literature and many more interesting things which children will be able to enjoy and understand. Children will be able to connect through books, TV, the internet and converse with whole countries worth of people, ultimately broadening their horizons, interests and views. A whole new world will be open to them.