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Do second languages make you smarter?

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A new study out of the UK has found that bilingual speakers tend to have a more open-minded perspective when it comes to other cultures, as well as increased cognitive health. 

Double language speakers have also been found to be more employable than individuals who only speak one language. 

To many, these findings come as no surprise, so why are we still seeing such a shortage when it comes to students pursuing a second language in school? Chelsea Olle looks further into the story.

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