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Five benefits of learning a second language

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Feb 22, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Today is International Mother Language Day, so we thought it was important to acknowledge Trinity’s diverse student body which comes from a wide spread of cultures, many from a non-English speaking background. Communicating in our mother language can sometimes be a challenge, let alone attempting to communicate in a second language, which extends us beyond our usual understanding and articulation. Learning a second language gives your son an appreciation of peers that do not have English as their first language. A second language will broaden your son’s mind and teach him about different cultures. 

Our experience at Trinity Grammar School shows us that the top five benefits of learning a second language are:

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Boys learning, Languages, Diversity