Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko retires

“The brothers’ hard-hitting style inside the ring and relaxed, multilingual approach outside it made them famous beyond boxing. Wladimir Klitschko even made a cameo appearance in a 2007 romantic comedy movie in the brothers’ adopted home of Germany.

Showing the international approach that helped make him such a marketable athlete, Klitschko released his farewell video Thursday in three languages — English, German and Russian.”

Read more @ https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/former-heavyweight-world-champion-wladimir-klitschko-retires/2017/08/03/08ffd588-7829-11e7-8c17-533c52b2f014_story.html?utm_term=.81bdf8109619

Languages do matter!

 

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