700 Reasons: Reason #15

Reason: 15
Language learning will be seen as a way for the learner to develop his or her personality (for example, greater assurance or self-confidence, greater willingness to speak in a group) or to develop his or her knowledge of how to learn (greater openness to what is new, awareness of otherness, curiosity about the unknown)
Council of Europe (2001) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
Related Keywords:
Intercultural competence, Knowledge, Learning, Personal and social development