4 Reasons to Learn a New Language – John McWhorter

Presented by Ted

English is fast becoming the world’s universal language, and instant translation technology is improving every year. But with 6,000 languages coexisting in 200 nations, bilingualism and multilingualism are not oddities; they are norms.

Linguist and Columbia professor John McWhorter shares four alluring benefits of learning an unfamiliar tongue. The benefits of learning a new language are both surprising and substantial.

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