Then there are the Cultural Reasons for learning a foreign language. Cultures define themselves through languages. A foreign language will give you admission into another culture. You will have the ability to communicate and to exchange thoughts and ideas with people all over the world. Without the ability to communicate with them you may have never had the opportunity to know them.
Education is another good reason for learning a foreign language. Learning a foreign language allows you to see things differently than you would have otherwise. It has a positive effect on intellectual growth and allows for the enrichment and enhancement of mental development. Learning a foreign language when you are young is much
Economic Reasons is the last reason for learning a foreign language. Living in a world, which is characterized by the international links and intercultural connections, language skills are crucial for business communications. With knowledge of foreign language, you will increase your job opportunities. In many careers, knowing a foreign language is a useful asset.
So why did you choose Italian? Maybe you fell in love with countryside on your first visit, or maybe you want to know the language before you make that first visit. Possibly you have family in Italy and you would like to be able to speak to them. Many Americans have family in Italy and to converse with their family members they must speak Italian. There are several reasons people choose to learn Italian. The reason is inconsequential. What matters most is that you are doing it.
You should probably also know that if you have children and would like for them to experience intellectual, it is much best for them to learn a foreign language during their younger years. Children who learn a second language while growing up have the ability to think in both languages. They will also have an easier time at reading and writing in school as well as the ability to process information differently than children taught only one language during their formative years. Your children will also have an better chance of learning several additional languages, even after they are grown. A child learning a second language during their early years will have a higher intellect than children who don’t.
You will be doing your children a great service by allowing them to learn a foreign language while they are growing up.