Learn Spanish at Carbon Valley Academy!
Did you know that less than 10% of Americans speak another language? Becoming fluent in Spanish means you’ll stand out in your career and in your community. You can achieve this worthy goal by taking Spanish Classes at Carbon Valley Academy!
When you learn another language, you develop intellectually and emotionally, which empowers your skills as a better and more confident communicator. Studies show that bilingual individuals have excellent problem-solving skills, as well as enhanced memory, concentration, and mental flexibility.
Plus, foreign language experience is a fantastic addition to your college applications. The admissions officers who review your application value the focus and drive of students who have invested in learning another language for several years. What’s more, Spanish language skills provide a serious competitive edge in the job market. Bilingual professionals are in demand across the private, non-profit, and government sectors.
Benefits of Learning Spanish
- Expands the intellect
- Teaches responsible citizenship
- Develops enhanced feelings of self-esteem and pride in having acquired an additional language
- Strengthens English literacy skills
- Encourages the joy of lifelong learning
- Promotes exploration, understanding and appreciation of the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world and contributes to multilingualism and multiculturalism
- Allows students to compete internationally
- Provides students with more choices for advanced education and career options
- Broadens students’ cultural life through access to literature, art, music and theatre in another language
3 Real Benefits of Learning a Second Language
1. Bilingualism is Highly Valued on the Job Market
With less than 20% of Americans speaking another language, being bilingual gives you a serious advantage on the job market. Knowing another language makes your resume stand out in a huge pool of job applicants. National and multinational organizations of all types have a need for multilingual professionals and being one of them makes you a more versatile and highly valued employee.
2. Bilingual People Have a Better Memory
Studies show that when given memory tasks, bilingual people score higher than people who are monolingual. Other studies show that people who speak more than one language are also better at remembering names, items on a shopping list, and directions — very practical applications of a strong multilingual brain indeed!
3. Being Bilingual Opens Up Interesting Cultural and Social Opportunities
Speaking another language presents you the opportunity to make friends with people who share that language and background, and even partake in their love of certain music, movies, and books in that language.