By CLAIRE BATES
HOURS spent in language classes struggling with masculine and feminine nouns and upside down punctuation may all be worth it, say scientists.
For pensioners who learn a second tongue as children have far sharper brains when they reach their sixties.
A study from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine found senior citizens who have spoken two languages since childhood are faster at switching from one task to another than those who only know one ... The findings were published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Read more.