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why Learn Italian?

ITALIAN  IS THE MOST STUDIED LANGUAGE IN THE WORLD FOR CULTURE AND PLEASURE!

ITALIAN RANKS AS THE FOURTH MOST STUDIED LANGUAGE IN US COLLEGES AND HIGH SCHOOLS, WHERE THE ENROLLMENT RATE FOR ITALIAN CLASSES IS GROWING 20% FASTER THAN FOR ANY OTHER LANGUAGE.


Italian is an incredibly beautiful and intricate language and studies show that learning a new language increases analytical thinking skills. Studying a foreign language stimulates the brain, by boosting problem solving skills and improving memory.


70% of the world 's art treasures are in Italy. The Italian language is key to study and research in the fields of art history, literature, archaelogy and philosophy.


Italy is today one of the top economies in the world with many employers seeking people who speak Italian. Over 7,000 American firms do business with Italy and over 1,000 US companies have offices in Italy, including Chrystler, General Electric, ExonMobil, IBM, and Citibank. Numerous Italian companies have offices in the US as well.


MUSIC is best sung in Italian. Knowing Italian enables you to better appreciate and enjoy classical music. Musicians and opera singers consider it a key professional skill.


Italy is the culinary leader of the world and the increased popularity of the language  reflects the growing obsession with Italian food.


 

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Ciao! Italian is the closest descendant to Latin. An estimated 60% of English vocabulary words derive from Latin hence, learning Italian helps a student improve SAT scores and English.