Good Language to Learn?

Discussion in 'Special Operations Selection Preparation' started by Rman, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. Rman

    Rman Verified Military

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    I'm about to start my second year at school. I'm majoring in International Business which requires you to take a foreign language. What are some good languages to peruse for the best possibility of getting sent to 10th group (should i get selected and complete the training). I know all too well that the Army will do with me as they please, however, if I had the choice to control my own destiny I would like to end up in 10th Group (again, assuming I am selected and make it through training). With that in mind, if any one could please point me in a decent direction, i'd appreciate it.
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  2. Rman

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    P.s. My apologies, I used the search to look to see if a thread had been posted and did not come up with anything, lo and behold immediately after posting this i scroll down to see that a simular topic had all ready been posted.
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  3. Chopstick

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    You're the new guy right? No worries..it happens.;)
    But to answer your question may I suggest:



    JIVE!:D
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  4. Rman

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    I wonder if they teach that at the DLI?
  5. Chopstick

    Chopstick Verified Estrogen Brigade Member

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    LOL..if they told me they would probably have to kill me. :(
  6. Rman

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    Well I guess i'll just have to wonder into scheduling and ask if Jive is now a college course.
  7. TLDR20

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    You could learn Shyriiwook. That would give you a good chance of going to whatever group you want. Once you can speak that your true Jedi ninja powers can be unleashed on the world.

    Or you could learn Russian.
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  8. Rman

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    Thank you cback. Using the force has been really touch and go for me so Russian may a be better option...But i've got another 3 years to work on the Jedi Skills!
  9. Viper1

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    Rman...French is my recommendation. On any continent, someone will speak it. 10th group is covering down on Africa so it makes sense.
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  10. Florida173

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    I'd say learn Chinese if you are going International Business... They're going to own everything soon enough anyway.
  11. SpitfireV

    SpitfireV Strike first, strike hard, no mercy! Member

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    Hindi or Russian. Governments have lots of CN speakers right now but those two seem to have dwindling numbers.
  12. HhAnderson1324

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    Have you tried googling the group AO's and languages? But as a heads up a lot of my buddies are learning Russian for 10th SFG but French and Arabic are also in there as far as I know. As for hindi, that isn't taught here at SWC but if you just stick with the business degree it will be a huge plus.
  13. TLDR20

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    That's a good way to end up at first not tenth group
  14. Florida173

    Florida173 Verified SOF Support

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    True...

    French would pretty much guarantee working in EUCOM/AFRICOM areas with 10th grp.
  15. travman

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    Would German be another good language to learn if one wanted to be in 10th group?
  16. TLDR20

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    It would if you can speak it well enough to pass the DLPT 5 in that language. But the schoolhouse no longer teaches German, so you would be on your own to learn it.
  17. travman

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    Oh okay, thanks for the new information cback.
  18. Florida173

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    DLI still does. Which schoolhouse are you talking about?
  19. TLDR20

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    JFKSWCS, he wants to be SF not a linguist.
  20. Florida173

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    Maybe he wants to be a cunning linguist... anyway.. last time I checked there were plenty of guys with long tabs and green berets at DLI...
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