The amazing benefits of being bilingual

[…] “People say it’s too hard as an adult. But I would say it’s much easier after the age of eight. It takes three years for a baby to learn a language, but just months for an adult.”

As the recent research shows, that’s a worthwhile investment of time. Being bilingual could keep our minds working longer and better into old age, which could have a massive impact on how we school our children and treat older people. […]

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20160811-the-amazing-benefits-of-being-bilingual

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