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A question about linguistics.?

I'm kind of interested in working for the government translating and traveling, etc. I'm taking french and german right now(junior in high school) and next year i'm going to continue with those two and add russian. What else should I do to prepare myself for this career? What college classes should i take? What should I major in, etc. Also, if you have a degree in linguistics, or have a job like the one I would like to have, how do you like your job?

Asked By: Ohai:3 - 10/6/2010
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You could major either in a specific language in college, or in linguistics, and the latter is probably better if that's the career that you want at the end of it all. You will need to take classes such as language analysis, semantics and pragmatics, syntax, phonetics and classes about bilingualism may also be of... More
Answered By: ❤Dia❤ - 10/10/2010
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