Language Learning

Language Learning

The Surprising Benefits of Being Bilingual.

Speaking a second language pays dividends as it has strong cognitive and social benefits. So, whatever trouble you took to learn a language, trust me it’s worth it. Below are some of the amazing benefits of learning a new language. Hope they convince you to learn one down the road.

Percentage Of People Who Can Hold a Conversation in English in Europe by Country.

While most of the world’s population speaks some English today, a small portion can hold a full-fledged conversation in English. This is particularly true of the European continent. One very common misconception is that Europeans are good at speaking English. This is not true, however. While some countries excel at speaking English, especially in Northern …

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These are the countries that have the most fluent English non-native speakers.

 English is the most widely spoken language in the world. The majority of English speakers in the world today speak it as a second language. This begs the following question: where are the world’s best non-native English speakers? A recent report released by EF Education First has an answer. This report lists all countries, excluding those in which English …

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The languages the world is trying to learn, according to Duolingo.

Duolingo, the popular language-learning service, has recently hit more than 300 million users, across all 195 countries. This is a huge user database that can reveal a lot about what languages people around the world are learning, and this is where things get interesting.

The surprising benefits to being bilingual (infographic).

Speaking a second language pays dividends as it has strong cognitive and social benefits. So, whatever trouble you took to learn a language, trust me it’s worth it. We at The Language Nerds brought to you an infographic that was put together by Visually which sums up the benefits of being bilingual. I’m going to leave you with the infographic for now, have …

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