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Is Learning A New Language Still Beneficial?

Business World – Shubhangini Aggarwal

“With English becoming a universal language all over the world, does learning a new language still give one’s career a boost in terms of job perspectives? The Telegraph cites research claiming that German, French, Spanish, Polish and Mandarin are some of the best languages for graduates to study. International businesses prefer to hire people who can speak more than one language as it definitely gives a candidate an edge over others, in the market. Beyond intellectual benefits, knowledge of a foreign language facilitates travel, enhances career opportunities and enables one to learn more about other people and different cultures (National Research Council 2007).”(more)

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