Learning a second or third language opens up your eyes to a whole new world. If you are interested in languages but don’t have the desire to learn another one, a foreign language is not the only path you can take. Many courses are available in English, linguistics, applied linguistics, interpreting and translating, which all look at human language in very different ways.

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For more information about careers and education in this field, visit the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations , Australian Linguistic Society and National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters websites.

If you are interested in the general studies of language and culture, you may also wish to browse the offerings in communications and humanities and social sciences .