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Do you speak any other languages?

1 of 25 Dental Assistant Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Written on July 1st, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
How to Answer

This is a simple yes or no answer. The interviewer may ask this question, depending on the diversity of their clients. Unless stated in the job posting, this is likely not a deal breaker but more a question of interest.

Professional Answer Examples
Answer example

"In addition to being fluent in English, I speak conversational Spanish. I've found my ability to speak Spanish helps during patient exams from time to time."

Entry Level
Answer example

"I do not speak any other languages, aside from English. Would you like for me to learn another language? I have wanted to commit to expanding my linguistic skills."

Answer example

"In my current position, we have many clients to speak a variety of languages. Although I am only fluent in English, I do have basic skills in Spanish, French, and Cantonese."

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Heather Douglass
Heather Douglass has over 20 years of experience recruiting and hiring candidates. She has a knack for resume writing. You can find her on twitter at @heatherinidaho.
Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
Published: 07/01/2018
*Specific career answer examples vary on published date

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Do you speak any other languages?
Yes I speak Spanish.
I speak a little bit of french. I went to school for it.
No not fluently but do know a lil german.
I have some experience in speaking Spanish, but I am not fluent.
Unfortunately at the moment I only speak one language but I do have an app on my phone called duolingo and I am trying to learn French in my down time.
I do not speak any other language fluently at this point.
Aside from english, I also speak french. I took two french courses during my last years of school and later on moved to a french city.
Yes. I speak Filipino language.
Not at the moment, however, I will be taking a class in American Sign Language in the fall when school starts up.
Yes.. Hindi is the other language I speak.. Its an indian language.
Not at this time. Hopefully I can learn Spanish soon?
Not fluently. I took two years of American Sigh Language and two years of Spanish in high school. I don't remember too much though.
Ispeak fluently in bengali apart from english.
No only english.
No just english.
No other languages. Just english.
No only english.
I do speak spanish and english.
No I do not.
Yes, Hmong.
At the moment I only speak english I hope to learn spanish one day.
I only speak the English language, but I always keep an open mind in learning new languages.
No I'm sorry I do not but am willing to learn.
I am bi-lingual I speak english fluently (speak, read, and write) and I speak portuguese fluently (speak, read, and write)
Yes english and spanish.
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