It’s Day Two of Celebrate Languages Week. Today students will be dressing up in international clothing and tonight Goldsmith families are invited to come to the International Festival at 6:00 PM.
Did you know research shows that knowing more than one language can:
- Increase your chances of getting into a preferred college. College admission officers say the more language study the better: http://www.thecollegemoneyguys.com/should-you-or-your-student-take-4-years-of-foreign-language/
- Get you more money for a job. Recruiters say people with language skills make on average 10-15% more money. http://www.lifehack.org/381547/5-foreign-languages-that-will-make-you-the-most-money
- Increase your salary when you enter the military. It’s called “Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus” http://www.military.com/benefits/military-pay/special-pay/foreign-language-proficiency-and-proficiency-bonus.html
- Improve your memory and help you stay focused.
- Build problem-solving skills and creativity.
- Help increase your scores on standardized math and English language arts tests.