Why study a foreign language?
In a globalized world where mobility is facilitated, learning a second language is an added benefit:
Widens your career prospects at home and abroad and enlarge income potential
Boost brain power
Enhance ability to multitask
Sharpens the mind
Noticeably improves your first language
Improves performance in other academic areas
Better connection globe-wise
Bilingual children do not struggle with “language confusion” .
Those who speak two or more languages, have manifested better analytical, critical thinking abilities hence better decisions making.
It is no longer” To Be Or Not To Be Literate” but rather global thinking through enhancing deep cultural connections via higher linguistic proficiency in adulthood as well as bringing cognitive, academic, scholastic, social and cultural advantages to “heritage” students those who grow up with the language in their households.
Why study Russian?
It is the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages and the largest native language in Europe, with 144 million speakers in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus.
Russian is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. It takes sixth place among all the languages of the world in terms of the total number of speakers and the eighth in number owning them as native speakers. Russian is one of the most widely spoken languages in Eastern Europe. If you speak Russian, you can freely communicate throughout all post Soviet Union territory, including the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
More than 260 million people speak Russian in the world.