College of Letters & Science | International Division
Immersion in a language and culture greatly supplements your study of the language.
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!
Try to do a little bit each day and study abroad. If you become fluent, it will help you more than you know.
You never know where your language will lead you.
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.
Czech, Dutch, German
It's an amazing feeling to adapt to a culture halfway across the world and experience life as a local.
The unique challenge of language learning and the experience of rediscovering yourself in another tongue always contributed to an unmatched camaraderie between peers.
Learning German has changed my life forever.
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.
Language learning makes me feel less cut off from the world.