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  • Apr 17, 2012
  • 02:01 PM

Want to get ahead this century? Learn an Asian language

Yuko Kinoshita / The Conversation
In language study, students learn far more than is being taught. With skill-based training as a launchpad, they get a glimpse of life within a different cultural framework, experiencing affinity with unfamiliar worlds — and people. In Japanese, for example, we express respect or appreciation to others as an ingrained and important part of communication.

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