A vast body of research exists on the multifaceted benefits of learning a foreign language, including enhanced academic achievement, communication skills, and cultural awareness and understanding, among others.  There is also an entirely separate body of research suggesting that the benefits from learning a foreign language are magnified in young children.  Many local communities, including Cheshire, have been considering (or already are) offering World Language classes in the elementary grades.  Click on a topic below for more information.

General Foreign Language Benefits
Early Childhood Benefits
Baby Sign Language