Learning a new language is not only a great way to educate yourself and stimualte your brain. It also has several advantages:
Boost your brain
It is a scientific fact that learning a new language will boost your brain power and improve memory. Studies even show that your first language and other academic areas are improved.
If you enjoy travelling, a new language can be very beneficial. People in a foreign country will be more friendly toward you and respect you more, even if you only know the basics of their language.
Translators and transcriptionists are always in high demand. Not only when it comes to subtitling of video content, but with machine learning and Artificial Intelligence as well.