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Modern Languages and Literature
209.946.2291
Wendell Phillips Center Annex
Beth Moreno
Administrative Assistant
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
bmoreno@pacific.edu

Why Modern Languages?

Why study a second language? Experts around the world point to the economic, mental, and cultural benefits of speaking a second language. Studying a second language will allow you to reap personal and professional benefits for years to come.

"Bilingual Benefits: How Learning Another Language Keeps Your Mind Sharp, No Matter Your Age," Medical Daily, November 12. 2014

"Learning a Language is Never a Waste of Time," The Telegraph, November 20, 2014

"What is a Foreign Language Worth?" The Economist, March 11, 2014

"Thinking in a Foreign Language Makes Decisions More Rational," Wired, April 24, 2012

"Learning a Foreign Language: Now You're Talking Money," The Guardian, August 27, 2010