College of Letters & Science | International Division
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.
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!
Danish, German, Spanish
Studying languages has enriched my life in countless ways.
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.
Language classes were different because they were so immediately applicable -- you learned a skill you could practice right away.
Living in China has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my life...Chinese has made me a better person.
Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese
It's one thing to learn about language and culture in the classroom, but it's so much more impactful to live somewhere for a year and see if your pre-conceived ideas about the country were accurate and which ones were not.
Learning German has changed my life forever.
Be open-minded, go abroad and explore and use the language you are learning in real life situations.
You never know where your language will lead you.