College of Letters & Science | International Division
I enjoy being able to travel and speak in the native language, and it always impresses the locals in Mexico, Spain, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru, etc that the blonde girl is fluent in Spanish!
Learning German has changed my life forever.
Danish, German, Greek (Ancient), Russian, Spanish
Even if your priority in school is not language learning, one class can make all the difference in some unforeseeable future situation.
Learning a new language or learning about your own language will help you discover so much about that culture.
Learning and fully committing to a new language has opened my perspective to new cultures and countries.
I feel passionate about seeing the world from as many different vantage points as possible, and trying to place all the struggles and triumphs of humanity into a deeper, more meaningful context.
Learning Hmong has changed my perspective on the Hmong culture and strengthened my relationship with my community along with my parents.
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.
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.
Languages are keys, and they open many doors. There are many doors that Arabic can unlock, and I discover more all the time.