I am doing A level Spanish and Latin. I'm not sure if this has any bearing but i got 8A*s and 3As at GCSE. I definitely want to do a degree in Spanish, but with another language.
Do I choose:
a) Arabic - pros: not many people have it; cons: i am girl (not sure how it would be on my year abroad) and anxious/not sure how i would find learning a new alphabet. + arabic as a language varies dramatically across the globe
b) Italian - pros: I learnt french for 10 years, and am doing Latin and Spanish at A level so shouldn't be too hideous to learn. cons: I feel like it wouldn't help me get a job since there are more people doing italian?
c) Latin -pros: I'm doing it for A level, love it. cons: you cannot use it in the world. it is a 'dead language'.
Any advice from people who have done any of the degrees with the above language would be so so helpful and appreciated. Thank you!!!
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- 29-01-2017 21:36
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- 31-01-2017 23:03
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- 01-02-2017 00:40
If you love Latin, do it. There's no point taking up a language you don't enjoy, most people who do that end up dropping it. You certainly should not take on a beast like Arabic unless you are totally committed.