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Japanese and French are challenging to learn in different ways.

OPINION: Japanese is easier to learn than French

GRACE LAPIERRE February 10, 2021

I took three years of French before college and one semester of Chinese in college. After deciding the tonal nature of Chinese, although beautiful, was too much for me, I began taking Japanese. I am now...

The ability to communicate in a different language is a necessary skill in the modern world.

OPINION: Learn a foreign language

GRACE LAPIERRE December 9, 2020

In my experience, learning a foreign language is a fun, rewarding challenge. I studied French in high school for three years, took a semester of Chinese and am currently on my third semester of Japanese....

Learning a second language can help with cognition and communication while giving you skills for the modern job market.

OPINION: Learn a second language

JOEY FRANKLIN October 7, 2020

Editor's note: this column has been updated to correct Collin Ingram's title as a Spanish instructor, not a graduate student. Everybody should really take on learning a second language because having...

Learning a foreign language opens up whole new worlds and skills to students.

OPINION: Learn a foreign language

ADAM HUREAU July 22, 2020

Learning a foreign language is something every student can benefit from. Though many students take foreign language and culture classes as part of UCORE or Honors requirements, most do not go beyond that...

Quarantine shouldn't put a halt to study abroad plans; students can still learn and gain new experiences.

OPINION: Plan to study abroad after quarantine

ADAM HUREAU May 27, 2020

It might not seem like it, but right now is the perfect time to think about studying abroad. We are all stuck inside, trying to fend off boredom now that classes are over. Planning a study abroad experience...

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