Classroom Posters

Looking for more ways to promote language, culture and global citizenship in your classroom? We’ve created a series of free, downloadable posters for your classrooms. If you'd like to be notified as new posters become available, please subscribe to our Language Educator Resources E-Mail List

Downloadable Posters (PDF)

#LiveTheLanguage Why Learn Posters

**For optimal quality, print on 11"x17" paper

 

Learn a Critical Language!

Classroom Poster
Sources:
1. http://www.effectivelanguagelearning.com/language-guide/language-difficulty
2. http://www.calsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Value-of-Bilingualism-UCLA.pdf
3. http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/worklife/09/10/cb.industries.bilingual/
4. Johnson: What is a foreign language worth? The Economist, https://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2014/03/language-study#sthash.EmnmbQNI.dpbs
5. Learning languages 'boosts brain'. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/3739690.stm
6. The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual. Cerebrum. 2012 Sep-Oct; 2012: 13.
7. New American Economy, Not Lost in Translation: The Growing Importance of Foreign Language Skills in the U.S. Job Market, March 2017, p.2.
 

 

 

 

Did You Know...?

Classroom Poster
Sources:
Spanish – SoloSeQueNoSeNada.com, via SpeakingLatino.com and Instituto Cervantes, via SpeakingLatino.com
French – Interesting Facts About the French Language
German – 9 Surprising Facts About the German Language , GermanVeryEasy.com and 30 Interesting Facts about Germany
Chinese – 30 Cool Facts About China
Arabic – 8 Fun Facts You Might Not Know About Arabic
Russian – Russia Facts for Kids
Japanese – Facts About the Japanese Language
Italian – 21 Mildly Interesting Facts About the Italian Language

 

Benefits of Learning Another Language 

Classroom Poster
Sources:
1. Viorica Marian – The Cognitive Benefits of Being Bilingual 
2. Andrea Stocco – Bilingual brain training: A neurobiological framework of how bilingual experience improves executive function 
3. Peter A. Eddy – The Effect of Foreign Language Study in High School on Verbal Ability as Measured by the Scholastic Aptitude Test-Verbal
4. Bloomberg Institute 
5. https://www.ethnologue.com/statistics/size
6. https://today.yougov.com/news/2013/07/31/75-americans-have-no-second-language/
7. Eton Institute
8. Kaplan International

 

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