Learning language other than your native language give you an opportunity to look for better job options available overseas.
If you are one of those who have proficiency in more than one language, you are lucky enough to have a number of career options to choose from. Learning language other than your native language give you an opportunity to look for better job options available overseas, which can not only offer good pay as well as the cross cultural scope helps in better learning about the culture and people there.
Some of the career options are mentioned below:-
With a wide cross cultural trade taking place a person can opt as a Translator. With the main responsibility of translating written text from a foreign language to your native language or the other way. Usually this service is required by multinational companies, hospitals, military or defense services, scientific researches, etc. Usually a Translator can be classified further on the bases of translating the person do, as a person dealing with medical translations is termed as medical translator and doing legal translations a legal translator.
As Interpreter, a person can earn handsome on hourly bases just for translating the conversation from one language to the native language or the other way. A Interpreter provides interpretation services for conferences in multinational companies. Interpreter must have a excellent listening capacity as well as a good memorizing power and should be well versed in both the languages and should be able to translate clearly and accurately the thoughts of people from one language to another.
As Language Instructor/Teacher a person should have a profound knowledge about the foreign language, its phases, correct grammar, and the knowledge of culture as well as people of that country. Teaching is a decent institution can pay you nice salary depending on hourly teaching bases.
A Freelance Translator – If a person is confident enough about translation skills; then freelancer translator is a good option where you get hired by companies or firms or by clients and the primary goal is just to provide your services to the clients. A freelancer translator need not work under anyone and the services vary from client to client.
Linguistics is the scientific study of language. They study the nature, characteristics of human language. The range of organization they work for ranges from universities and colleges, government and military, high-tech companies, research institutions and consulting firms.
These are just a few career options other than these options are also available in entertainment, print and media industry, travel and tourism industry. Options are countless but it is the persons choice to choose depending upon their interests.