700 Reasons: Reason #384

Reason: 384
Languages give you a sense of achievement. Languages combine the intellectual with the practical. You need to be able to think on your feet, but when something comes out well -when the right word or phrase just trips off the tongue, you get a real sense of achievement. Another language is a concrete and demonstrable skill - like being able to drive a car or touch type
CILT, the National Centre for Languages, Frequently Asked Questions, (http:\www.cilt.org.uk\faqs\why.htm)
Related Keywords:
Academic skills, Personal satisfaction, Practical skills