College of Letters & Science | International Division
Studying Hebrew has shaped my education and has always made me love learning.
By learning a new language, it helps us to love one another and acknowledge those who speak a different language.
My study of Korean has given me the opportunity to travel, study, and work in a foreign country, and has allowed me to experience the Korean culture in a way that would not be possible otherwise.
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.
Being a speaker of Japanese is an important part of my identity today, and something that I'll always carry with me.
Learning languages has enriched my life in many ways, and has has enabled me to communicate with people with whom I would otherwise not be able to communicate.
German, Russian, Spanish
It’s a small world! Learn to talk to other people in it!
French, Spanish, Swahili
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.
Japanese has opened doors for me - It helped me get my first job, advance to new and exciting positions, and helped me to land new business when I founded my own company.
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.