There are more and more studies coming out now about the differences between brains that know one language and those that know more than one.  Just look at some of these stories:

http://abcnews.go.com/ABC_Univision/News/bilingualism-mental-flexibility/story?id=20247781

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dan-roitman/your-mind-on-language-how_b_3902184.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/09/11/bilingual-speakers-develop-mental-flexibility/59404.html

 

Reciently Great Britain kicked off a new campaign to get people to learn at least 1,000 new words in another language.  This gives people enough words to hold a very basic coversation.  It’s never too late!  Get out there and get learning!

 

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