Language learning

How has learning a language at university inspired you?

To celebrate the European Day of Languages, we asked our community how learning a language at university has helped or inspired you. Here are their responses!

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Interview with Judy Verses, President of Global Enterprise & Education at Rosetta Stone

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Maya works for a translation agency

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Italian

Hannah works in software sales to Italy

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Virginia is on the Telefónica European Graduate Scheme

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Tilly is a Project Manager at a Language Versioning Agency

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St. Petersburg

Kathleen is a Private Tutoring Regional Director

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Questions about Language learning

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Places for learning Russian?

Russia

Hi Josh,Have you checked out our #YearOverHere campaign? There are some great resources on there for learning Russian and listings of Russian-themed events going on in the UK.It could be a good place...

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How do films/music/television motivate language learning?

Language learning

Hi Pearse,This may not be exactly what you're looking for, but we recently wrote an article about the reasons students choose to learn certain languages, and many students reference particular books o...

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What job have you done to help you learn a language?

Extra work

I did a work placement in the South of France - 2 years ago - I found a site called boostyourfrench.com where the owner finds you the placement. I would like to do something like that again.

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Any advice on how to find a short time summer job in Germany?

Language learning

My solution was au-pairing - you effectively don't have to pay for accommodation or food and you get a (admittedly small) wage too in return for looking after children for a specified number of hours...

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St. Petersburg

Kathleen is a Private Tutoring Regional Director

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Lisa is a French-speaking UK Police Officer

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Jennifer is a BBC Weather Presenter

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Lauren is a Political Attaché at the Dutch Embassy

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Steve is Double Club Languages Coordinator at Arsenal FC

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Luke is an Educational and Cultural Project Manager

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Juliette is a Financial Controller at a Private Equity Fund

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Valencia

John is a Translator for the European Commission

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German practice online

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