Learning another language other than the mother tongue and the universal language English have become at most necessisity now a days. And to have a better career it have become important to learn a new language, especially a foreign language like Japanese, Spanish, German, French, Russian etc. The world have become small after the technological improvement, and one have to know a lot of new things and a new language also is included in that.
Exposure to foreign language benefits in the long run. It gives an extra edge when one wants to climb up in their career. Those who know a new language can step into newer ventures of business or newer ventures of career options without hesitation. Meeting new people, learning new cultures and traditions also are other added advantages.
Teach them Young
Parents at times find it difficult to put their kids in various activities just because of factors like timing, finding a better tutor and travelling time. But kids in the class 8 and above find themselves so much engaged with just their school studies and have no time for any other extra curricular activities. So it is better to put them into any class at a very young age. Kids who have learnt something at a very tender age never tend to forget them even when they grow up. When kids learn new languages, it gives them more confident to move with people very easily.
Benefits of learning a new language
If the kids are taught a new language in their early stages of childhood, they will definitely grab the usage of that language very easily. Infact we can see that when we move to a differnt city or state inside India, the kids will be the first people to learn the language of that place. Some of the foreign languages like French and Urdu are taught in some of the schools as second language. When taught at school or taught after school as an extra curricular activity is not going to be a burden on the students, as they already have their studies.
Studies show that kids who have learnt a different language perform better in competitions, tests and show a significantly high rank. When they learn different languages, they learn to appreciate the literatures also of that language thus enriching their personal feelings and attitude. These kids read better and faster and have a vast vocabulary. These kids gain lots of confidence and are open to discover new ventures with great ease. When they have learnt the language at a very early age then their accent sounds quite natural and quite native.
Colleges place an high value on those kids who know two or more languages and so are many multinational companies. It gives a cutting edge to a person's resume and these candidates get lots of travel abroad opportunities.
When a person have knowledge of different languages, the career opportunities that are available are galore. One can get into any of the following services:
Communications and Media
and even in any job, having knowledge of a different language definitely makes an individual an asset to the company and promotion with a pay hike (though ofcourse with a relocation) is highly irresistable.