Sunday 17 April 2011

Are People Who Speak More Than One Language Smarter?

You are going to 
  • watch a video and do a true / false comprehension exercise
  • write about learning a foreign language

  • Are people who speak more than one language smarter? 
  • What do you think? Is it true?
  • Why would people who speak more than one language be smarter?

Watch the clip and find out.

Now do this true or false exercise

Choose 1

  • What are the advantages and disadvantages of learning a foreign language?
  • Learning a foreign language offers an insight into how people from other cultures think and see the world. The teaching of a foreign language should be compulsory at all primary schools. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this view? (IELTS)


  1. This worked really well in my IELTS class tonight. Thanks a million.