Nord Anglia Education
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26 September, 2018

Why learning a new language opens up a world of opportunities

Why learning a new language opens up a world of opportunities Here at Northbridge, we believe that learning a new language opens up a world of opportunities for our students. Speaking a second language gives a boost to the brain.

Here at Northbridge, we believe that learning a new language opens up a world of opportunities for our students. Speaking a second language gives a boost to the brain.

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Study after study has demonstrated the cognitive benefits of learning another language, no matter how old you are. Memory improvement, longer attention span, and a reduced risk of age-related cognitive decline, are just a few of the known positive effects of speaking two or more languages.

In their French classes, students have been developing collaboration and communication skills through fun and engaging activities.

Grade 6 French students have been exploring the concept of Identity and experimenting with creating photomontages in the Makerspace.

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Grade 11 students are getting a taste of the new IBDP English B curriculum this year.

Students have been developing their ability to communicate and forming an understanding of how English language works.

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We encourage our Northbridge parents to maintain the mother tongue with their children at home.

This will help our multilingual children to strengthen their intellectual maturity and cognitive development.

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