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Knowing other languages gives a person the ability to step inside the mind and context of different cultures. With the ability to communicate and understand a culture on its own terms, one has true access to that culture. Why is it important? In a world where nations and people are more dependent upon one another, intercultural sensitivity can help to build trust and cooperation, the ability to negotiate and compromise.
At present, with over half a billion speakers, Spanish is the second most spoken language after Mandarin, followed by English and Hindi, and positioned second most spoken language in terms of native speakers (400 million). Being the official language in 21 countries, it is the second most used language in international communication and also official languages of UN and EU.
Traditionally, learning a new language meant that you could land a job with an Embassy or the tourism sector. However, with the ever-increasing globalization, companies in the IT sector, MNC banks and export houses are looking for a large number of people who can work with them as language experts.
With a large number of companies from non-English speaking countries spotting India for outsourcing work, they have started hunting for people proficient in Spanish, German, French and other foreign languages to support the clientele, and the salary package for the language experts could be 25% to 40% more than English speaking counterparts.
Combining one’s expertise in various fields and complementing their professional degree with an additional language tool is gaining wide recognition in the world. Bilingualism and multilingualism are increasingly prevalent in most countries today, giving one numerous advantages over their monolingual counterparts. More schools and universities are realizing the importance of another language as an essential key to global exposure and access to literature, history, music, international relations and socio-cultural exchange, which unlocks ample opportunities for its proficient speaker.
Each new language is like an open window with a new outlook on the world and expands the horizon of our knowledge. As we explore through its enchanting maze, it gently unveils its splendors, treasures and of course its mysteries too. Learning a new language, sets free a spirit in us, that was hitherto bound and lends wings to our soul. And it is never ‘too old’ or ‘never too young’ to learn a foreign language. Research has shown that learning a foreign language in old age avoids cognitive decline, stimulates the brain functions and delays significantly dementia and other mind-related diseases. It allows us to experience the ethos of an exotic land even without travelling those places.