WHY LEARN SPANISH?
More than 350,000,000 people speak Spanish and it is the second business language world-wide.
Businesses are investing heavily in the Spanish and Latin American markets so, in almost any international career, you will not only need to speak Spanish but also know the different cultures to be successful. In the past, "studying Spanish" was believed to be a convenient way to open doors, now knowing Spanish and the Latin social and business culture are a necessity.
How Can I Best Learn Spanish?
Our students tell us "there is a difference between studying and learning Spanish". Learning another language is more than memorizing vocabulary and grammar. "Many things you can't learn in class or from a book. Being there is key... experience is the real teacher". Through use technique, you speed up comprehension and through use because you are living the language. You should consider these reasons too:
You've temporarily left job, family, school responsabilities aside... You won't be distracted and can focus on learning the language.
Everything around you will contribute to learning the language. Catching a bus, ordering a meal... You'll have a 24-hour learning environment.
All your interests can be included...wether it's food, art, social contacts, history, beaches, outdoor activities or something else, we offer a program that will allow you to pursue those interests while you learn Spanish.
Compared to the costs of many home-country courses or university tuiton, your study abroad immersion program can cost less... Even when airfare, lodging and meals are taken into account.
Too, considering your career goals, you should know that many advanced degree programs and some of your future potential employers... require foreign languages and international exposure or experience.
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