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Why Kiwis should embrace Chinese Language Week

25 Sept 2021

OPINION: New languages help children build empathy, boost their brains, and strengthen identity.

Exposure to other languages helps children see things from different perspectives. In fact, studies have found that there’s a benefit even if children don’t actually learn to speak the other languages.

For millennia, being surrounded by different languages and dialects has been the norm. And now, the world is more interconnected than ever before.


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