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22 Reasons Why Studying Modern Foreign Languages Was The Best Decision You Ever Made

If you’ve ever wondered whether choosing to study Modern Foreign Languages was a good decision or not, here’s the proof you need.

1. It’s such a broad degree that you find yourself specialising in all manner of areas.

It’s not all just speaking another language.

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2. Which means you inevitably end up discovering interests you didn’t even know you had.

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3. And no one can ever accuse you of being uncultured.

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4. You have more opportunities to meet new people than you might’ve had studying something else.

From language buddies to language societies, it’s unlikely you’ll be lonely.

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5. And travelling is literally a requirement for your degree.

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6. That’s not even counting the entire year you have to spend abroad.

You’re probably really, really sad about that.

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7. You gain a better understanding of English.

Which you didn’t realise you needed.

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8. And learn to appreciate the ease of speaking your own language so much more.

9. As well as the difficulty other people face trying to speak English.

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10. One of your exams is only 15 minutes long.

Even if it won’t feel like it while you’re in it. 😅

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11. And the crippling fear of taking it will put all other fears into perspective.

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12. Reading or watching anything in another language basically counts as revision.

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13. As does laughing at the weird things Duolingo asks you to translate.

14. Being able to vent about people in another language so that they have no idea what you’re saying.

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15. Or just translate something incorrectly for them on purpose.

😇😇😇

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16. That feeling of being able to successfully communicate with someone who wasn’t expecting it.

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17. And the triumph of realising you just spoke in another language without needing to think about it beforehand.

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18. Or when you understood something without needing subtitles. Or Google Translate.

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19. Everyone wants you on their pub quiz teams.

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20. And you’re extremely useful on holidays.

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21. There are so many career options available to you.

It’s not necessarily easy to choose one, but you certainly have options.

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22. And even if you end up not using your language skills very often in the future, you still leave university with one of the greatest skills out there.

🔥🔥🔥

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