Importance of knowing foreign languages

In the era of globalization, communication amongst people plays a vital role in establishing links and contacts for different purposes. The need of maintaining contacts with different people around the world has increased the importance of those individuals, who are equipped with the knowledge of foreign languages. Be it business, politics, education; a person who knows to converse in any foreign languages enjoys a preference in establishing network or reducing a communication gap between those individuals, who are unknown to different foreign languages.

Foreign languages and career

Fluency in English enwraps in it various job opportunities. Thus, there are more options available for those who have good communicating skills in different foreign languages. A person who is fluent in foreign languages can serve as an interpreter. There are two types of interpreting, simultaneous interpreting and consecutive interpreting for which, interpreters are recruited by the MNCs and by other organization, with a purposes of reducing the communication gaps amongst the clients and the delegates. An interpreter does the work of interpretation in meetings, conferences, hospitals and in other places where interpretation is required. The political deals and agreements between two countries also involve the participation of the interpreters, for the work of interpretation of the related languages. The interpreters are highly paid and are in great demand.

More career options in learning foreign languages

A person who has good communicating skills in any of the foreign languages can work as a guide, a translator and a language or linguistic teacher. A guide who knows to converse in different foreign languages can attend foreign tourist and can serve as an official guide for the country who attend the delegates. A person, who keeps knowledge about different languages and knows his native language well, can work as a translator who does the work of translation of books or any literary material. He can use his knowledge for writing subtitles for different foreign films or translating then entertainment shows. Apart from the work of translators and interpreters, a person can serve as a foreign language teacher who can train the individuals about the syntax and other structural forms of languages

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2 Responses to “Importance of knowing foreign languages”

  1. Anjana Sharma says:

    Great article. Now a days learning foreign language benefits in all way. bejore.com also helped me for my language improvement and education.

  2. Alok Chandra says:

    Dear Sir/Mam
    I found this article highly useful for me.Can you please mention names of foreign languages highly admirable & challenging these days with a suitable career option. Also the names of the recognised universities in India offering courses of foreign language learning along with a Certificate or Diploma course,like French,German,Russian etc.
    Thanks.

    Alok Chandra