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Jack L.’s Avatar
Jack L. Nov 06 51 views

How long does it take to learn a language?

Recently, I've been thinking about what I want to learn in the future and thought about if I wanted to work abroad I would want to be at least conversational level. foreign-languages...


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Madelyn M. May 08, 2020 513 views

What are some careers where I can travel in the beginning and then settle down.

I like helping people and learning new languages. I would love to travel the world for the beginning of my career. Although I would want to settle down after I travel the world for some years. travel cultures career...


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Kelly Z. Feb 01, 2020 302 views

Does Junior High Spanish count towards one year of foreign language for colleges?

Some colleges I know recommend four years of a foreign language in high school, but does that mean all four years or just up to the fourth level of a language (spanish 4)?...


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José Alberto G. Nov 16, 2019 235 views

What kind of jobs I can apply for as a Languages major?

I'm majoring in English and German. My mother tongue is Spanish foreign-languages english...


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Sydney G. Oct 23, 2019 284 views

how do you keep up grades when studying abroad when you don't speak the language

Im planning on studying abroad in japan but I don't speak the language, How would I maintain my grades if I don't know the language study-abroad...


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Duha E. May 21, 2019 394 views

What is the great way to learn new languages?

I have been studying japanese since 2015 but still couldn't finish it. I learn better by self teaching, but not exactly sure what is the best way to learn faster. I am thrilled to learn more language foreign-languages...

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Blake M. May 09, 2019 359 views

Technology, International, French language, where does it all fit together?

I have only ever worked in the IT field since I was in High school. I am getting an international degree with a focus in MIS Global IT leadership and Management. I learned intermediate level French in France and Canada. I can finish my degree in December; or I can postpone it a semester and go...

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Alejandro B. Nov 15, 2018 348 views

what type of benefits othe than those from the ollege come with being a foreign language professor

is the career of being a foreign languages professor interesting other than the languages being ta foreign-languages professor...

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Alejandro B. Nov 15, 2018 406 views

have you had the chance to teach foreign languages in other countries?

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Alejandro B. Nov 15, 2018 370 views

what college did you go to for foreign languages teaching

for the wondering on which foreign-languages teaching professor which college would be best to enroll for the sake of advancement to become a foreign languages...

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Ana C. Oct 22, 2018 304 views

How often do diplomats change countries?

I was wondering if this is why they need 3 world languages foreign-languages communication...


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Rebecca M. Oct 08, 2018 318 views

What would be a good language course for students studying Mass Communications / Video Production?

I need to take at least two language courses for my major. I plan on doing camera work as well as video editing after college. What would be a good language course for this major? videoproduction language videostudies firstyear masscommunications communications...


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Daija C. Jan 18, 2018 600 views

Is it possible to make a career out of foreign language study?

I'm asking outside of the typical Interpreter or Translator careers. I love foreign language but I'm not sure if these are there right paths for me. Thanks! foreign-languages language...


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Kamry C. May 09, 2018 368 views

What colleges offer anti-human trafficking courses or I guess degrees?

I'm a high school student currently and already know I want to put my life on the line in different developing countries and stop human trafficking. I want to go to college and be able to directly progress in this field but have no idea what colleges offer the best programs for prepping to be...

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Oleksandra K. May 09, 2018 464 views

What kind of jobs can linguistics/Asian languages majors have in government?

I'm interested in Asian languages and linguistics. In U.S., Asian, Russian, and/or Ukrainian governments, what kind of jobs can I expect? Are diplomacy or translation the only options? asian asian-languages asia-pacific asianstudies russia russian Ukraine government japanese chinese...

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Sabrina J. Apr 23, 2018 367 views

Will these college classes work during admissions?

In my high school it is not required to take a foreign language class to graduate, so as I am ending my junior year I have never taken any. Unfortunately, most colleges I want to apply to require two years of a foreign language to apply. There is a dual credit program between my high school and...

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Jiayun L. Jan 14, 2018 1443 views

How can I learn Korean by myself?

I am fan of K-pop. I usually watch Korean drama after fansub group translate it but it needs to wait for a long time. So, I want to learn Korean but I don't have enough money to attend Korean classes. Are there some approaches help me learn Korean by myself? language korean...


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Tamyko G. Jan 16, 2018 458 views

How hard is it to get a job through the SMOE program out of college?

I would like to teach English in Seoul, South Korea however, I hear that the SMOE program is very competitive. Are there any things that I can do while in college to make my job application stand out? tefl teaching-english-as-a-second-language-tefl #korea korean esl...


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Tamyko G. Jan 16, 2018 588 views

What are other job options I can consider from knowing another language?

I have been learning Korean for a few years, and I am planning to continue my studies in college to get to the level of fluency. Are there any jobs other than teaching English in Korea that I can consider? foreign-languages language foreign-language...


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Lianna G. Jan 16, 2018 509 views

What is a good career choice for a person with a natural ability for learning foreign languages?

In addition to excelling in English throughout high school, I also have a passion for Spanish and American Sign Language. I would love to get input from others regarding a career choice that would allow me to use this strength. foreign-languages language communication spanish...


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Tierra J. Jan 16, 2018 394 views
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Loren V. Apr 18, 2018 458 views

How do I sell my General Bachelor of Arts to future employers?

I am studying both German and Spanish right now in university. I know that language abilities are helpful to a variety of jobs, but if an employer isn't hiring a job that specifically asks for language skills, how to I make myself still seem applicable? language foreign-languages german...

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Lindsey D. Apr 11, 2018 575 views

What can you do with a Spanish major?

I'm in high school, heading off to college soon, and wondering what jobs I would be able to get with a major in Spanish. I'd love to hear what you for a living after majoring or minoring in Spanish in college! foreign-languages language languages...


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Brittany S. Mar 27, 2018 509 views
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Anna D. Mar 27, 2018 467 views

Is it hard to find a job as a German Interpreter?

I would love to major in German in college, but I am not sure if that is a good language to study. Most European countries now study English as a second language , so I don't know how in demand German skills will be!! german foreign-languages...


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Emily F. Mar 26, 2018 467 views

What does one do with a Japanese major?

I really want to study Japanese -- it's been a passion of mine for a long time. The only problem is, I only know two jobs that I can do with that major, that being translation and a teacher. Neither of which sound like my cup of tea, so what other options do I have? japanese foreign-languages...

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Diana S. Mar 19, 2018 410 views

I am studying abroad this summer in Valencia, Spain and was wondering what are some of the best ways to integrate myself into the culture?

I want to get the most out of studying abroad because it is a once in a lifetime opportunity. However, I am nervous that I am going to be too shy to talk to the people there. Spain study-abroad...