SLIC Resources and Publications

Why should children learn a new language?

See below for links to the Literature Review on the Impact of Second-Language Learning, student-friendly info-graphics and our YouTube channel for resources you can use to help promote language learning with your colleagues, students and parents. 


Literature Review on the Impact of Second-Language Learning

The purpose of the current literature review is to investigate whether and how learning a second language impacts language learners. It focuses on research in the following areas: cognition, academics, personal life, society at large, economics and intercultural understanding. You can download/order the full literature review and the executive summary below:


Learn Languages So You Can Be... Info-graphics

The Benefits of Second-Language Learning Info-graphics are available for download in several formats below. (SLIC-21-b 2020-02)


Videos for Parents on the SLIC ATA YouTube Channel

Why should children learn an additional language? The SLIC ATA YouTube Channel has answers to this question, as well as many others, brought to you by teachers who speak the languages of the future!

List of videos (click on the links to watch):

To see the rest of these informative videos, please visit our YouTube page here!