There are many benefits to learning a second language including:
Link to the American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages site to find out what the research says on the benefits of learning a second language.
Welcome to the Boston Public Library's guide to resources, both online and at the library, for learning foreign languages. Whether you are brushing up on a previously-learned language, or attempting a new one; studying the language for work, travel, school, or cultural interest, this guide will direct you to the books, media, and online resources you need to succeed.
Learning a new language can be quite a challenge. Here are some suggestions on what you need to do to master a second language, and how to make the most of the language-learning resources listed in this guide to help you do it: