‚ÄčOverview:

Students attending Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools have the opportunity to learn Cree, French or Ukrainian.

Benefits:

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.

Further information:

Benefits of Second Language Learning