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Other Benefits

Global stability, economic prosperity, and social cohesion
Global Language Portfolios are intended

* to emphasize the social, economic, cultural, and geopolitical value of knowing many languages, i.e. the value of plurilingualism and pluriculturalism,
* to contribute to global understanding through knowledge of other cultures, connections to other disciplines, comparisons across languages, and knowledge of communities where specific languages are spoken,
* to facilitate articulation among language programs (e.g., high school to university, transfer of students from one university to another, placement in a study abroad program), based on a clear and commonly accepted national and international description of language proficiency,
* to recognize and value heritage languages,
* to promote language learning as a life-long endeavor for learners in all walks of life.

Benefits for Learners
Benefits for Teachers and Textbook Publishers
Benefits for Employers
Benefits for Institutions

 

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