Essay on Benefits And Benefits Of A Second Language

1109 Words Dec 4th, 2015 5 Pages
Many of you probably can speak more than one language or had taken foreign language class before, knowing another language has many benefits and can bring you many opportunities. The purpose of my speech is to persuade and encourage you all to learn a second language. I think I am qualified to speak about this topic because I do speak more than one language. Being able to speak fluently in Chinese has helped me a lot at work. I’m currently working in Kate Spade and selling handbags (kind expensive or decent brand). I had met a lot customers from China, so I always used my advantage/ skill to communicate and help them. Today, I will talk about how can a second languages make you more intelligent, how does it relate to your brain health, and what are some benefits in workplace.
First, I will talk about how can a second language make you smarter. I will start by talking about how it affect your performance in school and then reasons that make you more intelligent. Second language is a great skill for young kids to develop and should be taught to children as early as possible. According to the article “Foreign Languages An Essential Core Experience, (2014) Doctor Peckham stated; the College Entrance Examination Board reported that students who study 4 or more years of foreign language scored higher on the verbal section of the SAT than those who had studied 4 or more years in any other subject area. Also, their mathematics score for individuals was identical to the average…

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