Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Learning Two Foreign Languages at A Time: Crazy or Brave?

“For me languages are just tools for talking to the world, so you do not need to be a perfect speaker. What is important is understanding, since behind language there is culture.

Making friends from all around the world is another fair reason to learn another language. After all, people tend to show kindness to those who speak their native language. That matters at a college since most of the students only hang out with their ‘own people.’ Language is one of the best tools for bridging the gap between various groups of people.”

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Languages do matter!


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