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Why Study a Foreign Language

There are so many reasons to learn a foreign language!

Think about how many more movies you could see and the newspapers and books you could read if you learned another language!  Give yourself a competitive edge in the global job market and expand your horizons as you learn about other cultures.

  • "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new lands but in seeing with new eyes."    
    Marcel Proust
  • "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • "Internationalism does not mean the end of individual nations. Orchestras don't mean the end of violins." Golda Meir
  • “Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.”
    Goethe
  • How Foreign Language Study Can Enhance Career Possibilities [PDF]