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Little bits of work pay off in big ways. Studying language takes tremendous commitment—DONT GIVE UP!

Never quit studying, your language is a gift for life!

Find a group of people to speak with outside of class. The best way to keep up your language skills is to speak as much as possible!

The study of Spanish empowered me to develop life-long relationships, gave me the opportunity to study abroad, led me to further my graduate study of Spanish literature, and helped me meet my wife.

Immerse yourself in the language you want to learn! Don't limit yourself.

If you really want to be in whatever country whose language you are learning, persevere and keep looking for opportunities.

Through Spanish, I have access to another culture and world of information. 

Studying languages has always been a passion of mine, and the opportunity to live and study in another country is completely invaluable to one's personal development.

Learning Kazakh was an entirely new experience, as it brought me out of my comfort zone and exposed me to an entirely new culture with vastly different beliefs, traditions and customs.

Spanish opened the door to fabulous worlds!