Five reasons to study Languages at WIT!
1. Choice of programmes offering a language
2. Experienced staff
3. Study abroad
4. Excellent career opportunities
5. Personal benefits from learning a language
At SETU Waterford we offer the opportunity to study French, Gaeilge, German, Italian or Spanish at a variety of different levels across a broad range of our programmes.
Studying a language opens a world of opportunities that greatly enhances your skill-set and in an increasingly interconnected world, speaking a second language will make you highly employable in the jobs market.
Some of the Benefits of Learning Languages
Language learning increases your cognitive skills
Language learning improves your communication and interpersonal skills
Language learning increases your intercultural skills
Language learning improves your decision making skills
Bilingual people focus better on tasks, they display increased concentration and are more skilful at focusing on relevant information
Learning a foreign language makes you more creative
Travelling around the world becomes easier when you speak more than one language
- Your metalinguistic awareness increases when learning another language and it becomes easier to learn others.
Sources: Department of Education and Skills, Government of Ireland, British Council, University of Chicago, Illinois State University.