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Second Language Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow that learning a second language helps improve memory? In a study, young adults proficient in two languages performed better on attention tests and had better concentration than those who spoke only one language, irrespective of whether they had learned that second language during infancy, childhood or their teen years.



Spanish Language Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow that there is roughly 4,000 Spanish words of Arabic origin? It is estimated that there are about one thousand Arabic roots, and approximately three thousand derived words, for a total of around four thousand words or 8% of the Spanish dictionary.



French Speakers Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow French is the main #Foreign #Language taught in the UK? By the nineteenth century, when schooling became widespread, French remained the language of diplomacy and culture.



Botswana Speakers Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow Botswana has the “Yeyi” language that is made primarily from Four Click types? However, the actual number of clicks is to be disputed. Follow #TheLanguageDoctors for more #funfacts and #translation services!



Spanish Speakers Fun Facts

#DidYouKnow that the U.S. has the second-highest number of #Spanish speakers? With Mexico at ~125 million, the U.S. follows second with ~55 million according to a study from the Instituto Cervantes.



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