Which language should I learn for career in India?
Top 10 Foreign Languages to Learn in India
- French (Français) French is the most popular foreign language to learn in India.
- German (Deutsch)
- Spanish (Español)
- 4. Japanese (日本語 / Nihongo)
- Mandarin Chinese (普通话 / Pǔtōnghuà)
- Russian (русский / Rússkiy)
- Portuguese (Português)
- Italian (Italiano)
Should the US drop the English language requirement for foreign students?
“To drop the requirement would suggest that ‘everyone’ in the world speaks English, a typical example of American parochialism,” one well-known scholar told me. There’s no gainsaying that Americans don’t emphasize foreign language educations as much as other countries.
Should schools allow students to substitute classes for “foreign language” requirements?
Some schools allow students to substitute classes in statistics, math, and computer programming courses for “foreign language” requirements. It’s a good policy, and it would be wise, I think, for schools around the country to adopt it or simply drop foreign language requirements altogether.
Should English speaking grad students have to learn a foreign language?
Finally, it was said that English speaking grad students should get a foreign language education because that’s what people do elsewhere. “To drop the requirement would suggest that ‘everyone’ in the world speaks English, a typical example of American parochialism,” one well-known scholar told me.
Is self-placing allowed in language classes?
Self-placing is not allowed in language classes. If you have minimal experience with the language and believe you should start at the very beginning, take the placement test. Students with any background (study or home background) in a language may not self-place, even into beginning-level courses.