Importance Of Language Study

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Language study has been essential in my life for years; although, it gradually became one of the main parts through various events, such as: travelling, going abroad to study, and teaching. During my studies, travels and year abroad, I became aware of the fact that language is much more than just a combination of letters, it is a powerful tool that can allow one to be immersed in a foreign culture. Moreover, during my time teaching I have realized that teaching is difficult, tiresome, and complicated; yet, it is what I want to do in my life.
As I have previously mentioned, language and linguistics have been a relevant part of my life for many years, although, I would not say that my feelings toward linguists could correctly be characterized simply as an interest, rather it is something I love. With respect and gratitude to my studies to date, I am now capable of speaking five languages, some better than others. People might think that such an ability might be futile in a future pursuit of employment, but I disagree. I consider this ability as my 'superpower'. Moreover, I have come to the realization that my deep interest in linguistics
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Entering that university and following a course of study which is specialized in oriental languages, helped me reach various goals, one of which was studying in Japan for one year at Tohoku University (from October 2014 to September 2015). In Japan I deepened my Japanese language and culture skills, additionally I took some bicultural communication classes, including some taught in English. Even though during the last 12 months I have had a lot of opportunities to learn and to grow, I still have many expectations from myself. I have acquired an incredible amount of knowledge; yet, there are skills that I do not

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