Learning to understand and speak more than one language is considered an important part of a broad liberal arts and sciences education. Many universities encourage or require proficiency in a foreign language for students seeking degrees. Speaking another language can open the door to a myriad of possibilities here and abroad.
Selkirk College offers the following beginner, intermediate and advanced French and Spanish language courses in either an on-line interactive format or face-to-face:
The study of languages helps prepare you to work in many types of jobs. For example, you might major in a particular language and take a job either teaching that language, teaching English as a foreign language or teaching in a bilingual setting. Combining languages with the study of business can help prepare you for jobs in international commerce. Combining language with law studies could lead to a career in international law.
Among the very many professions which may be enhanced by knowledge of other languages are:
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