Communicating in another language is a great accomplishment in and of itself. (Even if you’re not fully fluent!) It is incredibly powerful and empowering. The ability to communicate in a second language opens windows to untold opportunities, expands job possibilities, and plants the seed for travel and adventure. And purposeful or not — it opens…

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By Afton Nelson for PELP Introducing young children to a second language has many benefits. Studies have shown that children as young as three will develop better cognitive skills, and prepare themselves for higher academic achievement. Kids also gain a rich cultural experience learning another language and will be better prepared to make societal contributions…

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