Check this very interesting article on Le Fil du Bilingue:
– French is the second most studied foreign language in the US
– 1.3 millions of French learners
– Advantages of learning a foreign language:

  • A better cognitive and intellectual agility that affects all aspects of life
  • A better open mindset
  • Skills in the professional world for those who have developed their bilingualism

http://www.lefildubilingue.org/dispositifs/entretien-avec-karl-cogard