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Which language (Spanish, French, Chinese)?

bkxtriobkxtrio Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
edited August 2007 in Other College Majors
I have meet the competency requirement for Spanish, but I am wondering what language should I begin to study in college. I am wondering whether I should continue Spanish, start French, or maybe even Chinese. I get the feeling that it would be way easier for me to learn French tho. Any help or suggestions? Am I missing any important languages that would be useful for business? (I'm in Wharton if it matters)
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Replies to: Which language (Spanish, French, Chinese)?

  • kolomkolom Registered User Posts: 355 Member
    I don't want to be rude, but another "which language thread"...

    Everything depends on where you are going.
  • bkxtriobkxtrio Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    Yeah, well some unknown financial field (maybe ibanking, consulting). Also, I plan to live in the US or Europe. The question arose because there is ALOT of hype around learning chinese, but I can anyone give me valid reasons besides "newfound business opportunities." Honestly, french seems most useful to me, but others say otherwise. I am going to end up learning all three eventually, I just would rather spend more time on the one that's going to be most beneficial to me.

    And as far as another which language thread: maybe I wasn't looking hard enough, but I haven't been able to find anything useful.
  • Mr PayneMr Payne Registered User Posts: 8,850 Senior Member
    French, easily. You won't become competent in Chinese without a large time investment.
  • BIGTWIXBIGTWIX Registered User Posts: 2,440 Senior Member
    Eenie meanie mine-ie mo. Thats what i always say.
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