Why is it important to learn a second language?
It's more important now than ever to be a global citizen. Companies are increasingly seeking employees that can take their company to the next level and benefit them at the global level. Top diplomatic leaders have agreed that French will increasingly be used in global business.
How can good writing skills benefit you?
When applying for a job, your writing skills are the first thing your potential employer will see. Strong writing skills- correct grammar, spelling and punctuation- can be the thing that sets you apart from your competitors or automatically puts you out of the running.
How does having English as your first language effect your view on the world?
I wouldn't have ever thought about this question if it wasn't for my travels. By immersing myself in different cultures and languages, I quickly realized how having English as my first language effected my view on the world. I grew up thinking English was the correct way of talking. The correct name for a car was "car" and the correct name for a house was "house." It completely changed my mindset when I was immersed in a different language and had to accept the fact that "coche" and "casa" were also just as correct.