Spanish is one of the most popular languages in the world and, for young adults, the language is synonymous with excitement, passion and a truly authentic zest that will leave every student inspired. Learning a foreign language is one of the most rewarding undertakings, and with Spanish becoming increasingly important in the world economy – the benefits far outweigh any challenges you might face. As a young adult the world is your oyster and the possibilities are endless! Allow your newly acquired Spanish skills to take you on a lifetime of adventure! Open up a whole new world of opportunity, from travelling the globe to becoming a front runner in any professional field. In the midst of an awesome global culture, fluency in the Spanish language will leave you feeling a sense of belonging in almost every corner of the world while allowing you to build unforgettable friendships and worthwhile connections. Here are a few things you might not know about the Spanish language:
- Spanish has over 329 million speakers and is noted to have the second most speakers in the world.
- The Spanish language forms part of the Romance language family, and it doesn’t take a trained ear to recognise the passion behind every syllable.
- Spanish (español) is also known as Castillian (castellano), depending the region.
- The Spanish language, aside from Latin America and Spain, can be heard in Andorra, Belize, Morocco, The Dutch Antilles, The Philippines, Trinidad & Tobago, Western Sahara and Gibraltar.