Given all the advantages of being able to speak a second language, we hope that you will keep pursuing your language skills at Illinois Wesleyan. We offer language opportunities in the following:
Students who become fluent in a language that is not their native tongue experience a number of benefits.
Studies consistently show that bilinguals have increased cognitive skills and abilities to multitask and prioritize.
In Praise of Languages for Internationalization - Read more from The Chronicle of Higher Education
Learning a second language enriches students' personal lives and increases their power to act as citizens of the world.
Globalization is making it increasingly more common to do business with people who speak different languages. As a result, employers are constantly looking for people who are able to speak additional languages.
What Business Wants: Language Needs In The 21st Century - Read more from Language Flagship
Why MBAs Need to Be Bilingual - Read more from BusinessWeek