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Submitted by Sophie Sherrer on February 7, 2018, at 11:10

Hi Min Ji,
I was an international student and went to live in Seoul South Korea for a year during my bachelor's degree! I learned how to speak Korean there and I enjoyed that experience very much. I really understand how tough it must have been for you when you first came to Canada not being able to express yourself in the language of your peers. For me, it was also a huge challenge to not be able to say what I wanted to say to my Korean friends. It brought me so much joy every time I learned a new grammatical structure because I knew that it was something new that I could communicate to my friends! I do agree that learning new languages is a very rewarding experience if one is seeking it for the right reasons and I encourage you in your studies, you have a bright future ahead of you!