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5 Reasons To Get Involved With The Language & Culture Exchange

The Language and Culture Exchange (LCExchange) is a new scheme based on the idea of connecting two people who speak different languages in order that they can learn from one another. Check out our 5 reasons for why you should get involved.

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1. You'll Learn a New Language

Granted, you may not become fluent in French. However, by understanding the basics of your partner's first language you'll build amazing communication skills. Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein is credited with saying that “the limits of your language are the limits of your world."

2. You'll Learn About Different Cultures

With technology making the world even more accessible, chances are that you will meet someone with a different cultural heritage to your own. Learning about other cultures is an interesting way to challenge your thought processes and expand the way you process information.

3. It Builds Confidence

Confidence increases when a new skill is mastered. By using and improving your language and communication skills you'll gain a greater sense of confidence within yourself. #Winning

4. Improves Career Prospects

People who are able to communicate and interact within multiple communities are a valuable asset to employers as they're able to connect with a broader range of people. Employers love it and they’ll love you more.

5. You'll Make New Friends

This programme's aim is to connect two people from different languages so that they can learn from one another. Friendships can have a major impact on your day to day life, meeting new people means new experiences.

Interested? You can find out more about the project here

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