TED talks are always inspiring. Awe-inspiring, I would say. This time, a wide-known linguist speaks of the importance of learning foreign languages and he gives us 4 reasons to learn another language. You won’t want to miss it!! English is fast becoming the world’s universal language, and instant translation technology is improving every year. So why bother learning a foreign language? Linguist and Columbia professor John McWhorter shares four alluring benefits of learning an unfamiliar tongue and gives 4 reasons to learn another language.