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My familiarity with the language has opened up many doors to amazing parts of the Indian cultural landscape that would have otherwise been inaccessible to me.

My choice of language has taken me to some of the most amazing places in the world.

If possible, I recommend everyone spending some time in another country during their time at UW-Madison.

Language training at UW-Madison has been an indispensable part of my research endeavors.

I've been able to travel to many French-speaking countries and being able to speak the language makes the experience all the more rewarding.

If you enjoy learning a language, pursue it fully and experience some of the cultures that speak that language. It will enrich your life.

Learning a new language or learning about your own language will help you discover so much about that culture.

I realized that language was my ticket to holding on to this second home across the Atlantic, and I wasn't going to be satisfied until I got to my destination.

Language has enriched my life professionally because I am qualified for many different positions based on my language skills and have the ability to acquire more.

Immerse yourselves as fully as possible at your earliest opportunity, and become comfortable with making a fool of yourself on a daily basis. Fluency will follow.