A language which is spoken in a country is supposed to be the native language of that place whereas a foreign language is a language not spoken by the people of a certain place: for example, English is a foreign language in Japan. Although becoming fluent in a foreign language takes time its well worth the effort. Three years of foreign language instruction can increase your chances of earning a high score on standardized tests or finding a desirable job. Studying a foreign language also improves your analytic and communication skills. In short, it changes the way you see the world...and the way the world sees you and the best way to become fluent in any language is to study and practice it.
Apart from foreign languages like French, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Spanish and Korean which are in great demand there are even smaller languages like Pashpio,Uzbek, Tajiks, Hebrew, Portuguese etc have a huge demand now. The ever increasing amount of scientific, technological and cultural information promises a growing need for those who are able to facilitate international communications. Academic qualifications in foreign languages helps in pursuing careers in the areas of tourism, entertainment, public relations and mass communication, international organizations, embassies, diplomatic service, publishing houses, BPO's etc.
With a professional qualification in any of the foreign languages, one can work in the following areas.
• Executive and public relation assignments.
• For translation and interpretation jobs.
• Travel and tourism sector.
• Hotel industry
• Exhibitions and fairs.
• Airline offices.
For pursuing a career in teaching, a teacher should be a graduate in that foreign language and must have a teaching degree. Translators are employed with industries, publishing houses, research and government organizations such as the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and embassies etc. Often, after pursuing courses in foreign languages, people like to work as freelancers.
SIR JOHN BOWRING
Sir John Bowring (1792-1872) was born in Larkbeare House. In early life he was a student of foreign languages, understood 200, and spoke 100. Bowring was MP for Kilmarnock Burghs in 1835 and engaged in diplomatic missions in Europe. He proposed decimal currency, introducing of the florin as a first step. He was sent to Hong Kong as Governor in 1854, staying there for four years. In retirement he helped found the Devonshire Association.
HENRIETTE DE LEMOS
Known not only for her beauty but also her literary talent, she was born Henriette De Lemos to a prominent Jewish family of physicians. Raised in Berlin, Henriette received an especially solid education in foreign languages. At the age of only fifteen, she married a much older doctor named Marcus Herz. As her husband received distinguished guests from the world of politics and culture, she gathered her friends in the next room, where Goethe's works were read and discussed. This is how the tradition of Berlin's literary salon began, attracting the city's cultural elite. Among her foreign guests, one could see Madame de Genlis and Princess Luise von Radziwill. Her husband died in 1803, and the widow decided to close the salon. She became a tutor to some poor children.
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