College of Letters & Science | International Division
Learning Italian has opened my eyes to a new culture (and cuisine!) in a way that I wouldn't understand without knowing the language itself.
I've found studying Thai language to be quite intrinsically rewarding. Truthfully, the whole process has been just a lot of fun.
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 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.
Languages have completely changed the course of my life and the way I view the world in ways I never could have predicted.
Learning Hmong has changed my perspective on the Hmong culture and strengthened my relationship with my community along with my parents.
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.
There are so many opportunities to get involved with local international communities. Practice with native speakers and don't be shy!
Languages are keys, and they open many doors. There are many doors that Arabic can unlock, and I discover more all the time.
If you really want to be in whatever country whose language you are learning, persevere and keep looking for opportunities.