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Laniya W.’s Avatar
Laniya W. Jul 30, 2020 323 views

What are the most useful languages to know in the field of International Business?

I am a college freshman who will major in International Business and is choosing a foreign language to study. field college languages bilingual business JULY20 July20 July...

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Stephanie S. Aug 25, 2018 355 views

What job opportunities can I get with knowing 3 languages that isn’t being a translator?

I know English, Spanish and I’m very interested in learning latin based languages, but I do not want to be a translator. languages trilingual...


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Connor H. Apr 29, 2018 354 views

I'm planning on studying Linguistics, and would love to learn new languages while I do so. Is there any language certifications I can get at a State level to put on my CV without having to take a class?

I'd like to learn languages without having to take a class because I can work at my own pace and study what I want in a language at any point in time. However, I feel that having a certification or award would look better on a resume than just self reporting. If you could give me ideas about...

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Lindsey D. Apr 11, 2018 573 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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Rachel D. Mar 05, 2018 467 views

What are some tips for language learning?

I love to learn languages and often do so by teaching myself. I can speak English and German proficiently, followed by Spanish decently well, and basic sentences in Turkish, Italian, and Russian. What are some tips on learning foreign languages and becoming more fluent? language german...

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Destiny T. Feb 08, 2017 414 views

When did you find your love for sign language?

I am asking this question because I want to understand how other people fell in love with sign language like I did and around the age classes family interpreter languages american-sign-language...


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Cheyenne B. May 22, 2016 520 views

How difficult is it to get into a governmental interpretation position?

I am going to major in Applied Linguistics and am also majoring in Spanish at Union University in the Fall and am wanting to carry my career into the governmental aspect. I have also taken three years of (and am fluent in) American Sign Language and would like to incorporate that as well. I...

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Laura G. May 19, 2016 1515 views

Can I become a psychologist/therapist in another foreign country?

I want to know if I can be or get a job as a psychologist/therapist in another foreign country. I would love to travel to another country to do what I like to do and help out others with their problems. I am mostly interested in Japan and Korea because I know there are teens who are going...

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Nora Y. May 18, 2016 1446 views

In which career in the psychology/therapy fields would ASL and foreign languages be most valued?

I speak 2 languages (including English) fluently and 3 more at varying degrees of functional fluency. One language I know that I think is particularly unique is American Sign Language, which I learned in school and at an academic summer camp. Now that I'm thinking about potential career choices...

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Caroline H. Mar 26, 2015 3878 views

What are possible careers that I could go into that combines language learning/traveling with a computer science degree?

I am a high school senior, and a few months ago I found out that I had been accepted into Brown University under Early Decision. I am having trouble deciding what I would like to concentrate in because I have a passion for both language learning (possibly hoping to concentrate in International...

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Shariel R. Mar 17, 2015 885 views

What are some of the perks and downfalls of being a translator in the United States?

Hello! I am a high school senior, and I am planning on majoring in Spanish in college. My goal in life has always been to be a Spanish translator/interpreter. Unfortunately, I do not know anyone who is in this specific career; therefore, I was wondering if anyone who is familiar with this...

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Jocelyn Q. Mar 14, 2014 1224 views
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Tanaia R. Oct 01, 2013 23626 views

What computer languages do computer science majors study in college?

I really want to start to learn programming but my high school does not have a programming class. When I go to college I want to major in computer science, so I thought I would try to learn the language that I'm going to be learning in college. What computer languages do computer science majors...

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