Have you ever thought about metaphors? What their purpose is, how they differ in various languages? Or even how they help us to understand the world? Metaphors are so commonly used in everyday language that they are often overlooked –but they play a very important role in helping us to understand the world and think more deeply about things around us.
The reasons to learn a new language are numerous and almost universally positive. But the benefits aren't all communication-related -- learning languages can also improve you as a person!