College of Letters & Science | International Division
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Take every opportunity to practice your secondary language, and don’t be afraid to make mistakes.
Being able to talk to someone and being forced to rack your brain for how to say something is the best way to learn a language.
I've found studying Thai language to be quite intrinsically rewarding. Truthfully, the whole process has been just a lot of fun.
Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
I really would not be where I am today without my knowledge of the Spanish language.
Meeting people and discovering culture through a language will give it a special significance to you.
I cannot express how much my study abroad experience in Rovinj, Croatia means to me. I light up any time that I talk about it or look at pictures. There's so much that I gained from it - from knowledge to confidence.
Hindi, Spanish, Tibetan
There isn't a day that goes by where I don't catch myself thinking in another language or remembering vocab words for things that I see!
Through my study of Portuguese I have met friends, travelled and had adventures, learned new ways of seeing the world, and generally had an enormous amount of fun.
Students in Spanish classes always seemed more connected than those in my other classes.
My time in Spain also allowed me to develop my own interests and come to appreciate what I love and want to be doing with my life.