Students attending Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools have the opportunity to learn Cree, French or Ukrainian.
Students fluent in two languages:
Develop a greater overall capacity for learning, with enhanced thinking, problem-solving and organizational skills;
Score higher in verbal and non-verbal intelligence and excel at divergent thinking tasks;
Obtain a higher test scores in reading, language and mathematics;
Display superior cross-cultural skills, adapting better to varying cultural contexts and displaying greater cultural sensitivity;
Have improved career opportunities and greater economic potential; and
Have increased mobility and travel oppotunities.
Benefits of Second Language Learning