The importance of being bilingual
“At 9h05 Ecuador our professionals are specialized in various languages to translate legal documents with global validity”
In an expanding global society, where distances are not an obstacle to visit countries or people from other places, it is even more necessary to speak two or more languages.
The dream of travelling to far-away places is oftentimes stifled when you realize that you don’t speak the language of the country you want to go to.
Now, imagine being able to travel to any part of the world with security that you can communicate, this would eliminate boundaries which prevent us to adventure and visit other countries.
BEING BILINGUAL ALLOWS YOU TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN DIFFERENT CULTURES, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO READ LITERATURE, UNDERSTAND TELEVISION PROGRAMS, AND HOLD CONVERSATIONS WITH FOREIGNERS WHO CAN TELL YOU ABOUT THEIR CUSTOMS AND EXPERIENCES.
Having a command of various languages opens you the world’s doors, it allows you to win scholarships in the countries where the best universities are found. Furthermore, you can achieve employment more easily, since many companies look for candidates who are fluent in foreign languages so that they can grow in the market and increase their network of clients. Specifically, English is a fundamental language since in any part of the world, the most basic information will be translated into English, for example, at airports, hospitals, hotels and tourist places. Additionally, you will always find someone who speaks English and who can act as a translator during your stay.
However, being multilingual is not only beneficial in the social and cultural context. In 2010, an investigation of the university of York, Canada, found that bilingual children obtained better results than children who only speak one language for the speed of assimilation of two or more mental tasks. Namely, bilingual minds proved to be more flexible and better at multi-tasking.
The ideal situation is to learn various languages as a kid, as at this stage the mind is better equipped to absorb knowledge. You needn’t worry if you missed out on this either, since it is never too late to learn another language as a teenager or as an adult. It will take time and effort but it will provide you with countless benefits in life.
On the other hand, if for whatever reason you need to translate legal documents and your academic background does not qualify you to do them yourself, remember that the professional translations carried out by 9h05 are valid all over the world, we are a pioneering agency in all of Ecuador.