Learn these everyday phrases!

  • Hello (informal, any time of the day): Salom
  • Hello (formal, any time of the day): Assalomu alaykum
  • Hello (formal response): Vaalaykum assalom
  • Welcome: Marhamat
  • What is your first name?: Ismingiz nima?
  • What is your last name?: Familiyangiz nima?
  • My name is ___: Mening ismim ____
  • How are you? (Are you well?): Yaxshimisiz?
  • Thank you: Rahmat
  • Good: Yaxshi

Why Learn A World Language?

  • In the increasingly globalized world, the knowledge of a world language becomes an indispensable skill important not only for individual enrichment, but also for the broadening employment opportunities.

  • According to a study from the University of Chicago, knowledge of a world language helps you boost decision-making skills.

  • Students who study world languages score higher on standardized tests, as a study from York University in Toronto showed. Students who study a world language for at least one year score an average of 38 points higher on the SATs.

  • Knowledge of a world language increases your chances of landing a good job, as the recent poll of The Economist showed. An MIT study shows that people who know two or more languages earn an average of $128,000 more over their lifetimes.

  • Learning a second language has compelling health benefits, as suggested by a study from York University in Toronto that connects prevention of the onset of dementia with foreign language learning.