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8 FEBRUARY - Why learn languages?

How To Say "HELLO!" In 46 Different Languages

How many do you recognise?

4 reasons to learn a new language | John McWhorter

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'WHAT IS THE POINT OF LEARNING ANOTHER LANGUAGE, WHEN EVERYONE ELSE SPEAKS ENGLISH ANYWAY?'

OPEN THE POWERPOINT.

On the first page you will see a spidergram with ten reasons why learning a second language is important. Click on the pictures for a more detailed explanation of each reason. Do you agree? Can you think of any more reasons?

Why these UK school kids love learning languages

Look at the two quotes below. What do you think they mean?

Words That Sound Completely Different in Only 1 Language

So many languages are linked, or come from the same, or similar sources. There are always exceptions, though!

Copy out the spidergram below, and fill in the ten reasons to learn a second language.

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