700 Reasons: Reason #351

Reason: 351
Language competence implies other transferable skills- Employers value language competence as an indicator of wider communication skills: language learning promotes understanding of the need to listen carefully, to engage with others and to empathise with people in a wide range of working and social contexts
The Nuffield Languages Inquiry (2000) Languages: the next generation (London: The Nuffield Foundation)
Related Keywords:
Communication, Employability, Intercultural competence, Key skills, Language learning skills, Understanding, Values