What foreign language should I take in college?
I'm starting college in the fall and I'm a little stuck on which foreign language(s) to take classes in. I want to learn the ones that would be most useful in getting the types of jobs I want - something like a CIA intelligence analyst or a job in international relations. I'm trying to decide between Arabic, Spanish, French, and Russian. I'd really appreciate any advice or thoughts on which languages are the most useful nowadays.
Asked By: sweetsobersacrifice - 4/10/2010
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Well, in the United States today I'd say the most useful is probably Spanish seeing how many Mexicans we have now.
Answered By: Charlie - 4/10/2010
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spanish is definantly very useful in america
Answered By: imwithcb - 4/10/2010
how about spanish there is a lot of people who speak spanish in the us
Answered By: manuelv1 - 4/10/2010
i personaly would say spanish
Answered By: jimmy cudo - 4/10/2010
I should discard any idea of taking Arabic. Islam embraces many dialects & languages. I speak from experiences in Egypt. Jordan & Irag. .Two forms of greeting spring to mind:- Egyptians will greet you with "Saeeda Effendi - whereas Iraqis & Jordanians will say "Salaam Sahib" as do most Indians... More
Answered By: John - 4/10/2010
i know ur really thinking about classic languages like on tv but in the real world u need to know one people are most familiar with like mandarin chinese-did u know over a billion speak it and noty only in china but parts of russia and africa too... More
Answered By: Indescribeably Infamous - 4/10/2010
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