You often hear people mentioning that learning a foreign language can have huge benefits for your future. But what do they really mean? From career opportunities to keeping your brain healthy, there are many potential benefits to picking up a second language. There’s always the case where people will ask why they need to learn a second language when “everybody
On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union. Almost three years have gone by and the future is still unclear for students and expats. Expats According to Eurostat statistics, approximately 3.6 million citizens from 27 EU countries live in the UK, whilst around 850,000 British citizens live elsewhere in the EU. The UK government and
There’s no denying the fact that the number of full-time teachers is falling and this is backed up by studies and research. There are many reasons as to why this is happening such as workload and pay but Modern Languages is one of the areas being affected. Spanish in particular is one language that’s affected as there aren’t enough qualified
This month’s blogs come from Málaga in Andalusia, where we’re catching up with different students we used to teach who are now happily settled in their new homes and communities. Next up is Tim and his son Jack, who moved out here along with mum Julie, all from Cardiff. We used to teach them 10 years ago (10 years!) and
There is a lot to love about Spain. There is the year round sunshine, the stunning coastal areas with glorious beaches and the beautiful cities with unmistakable art and architecture. It is little wonder that more and more people are looking for a change of life by moving to Spain, which does require them to find work that suits them.
Many people choose to move to Spain to take advantage of the laid-back lifestyle, the great weather and the culture but has the Brexit vote resulted in a rise in concerns for individuals who were thinking about moving to Spain? Following the Brexit vote, those who were thinking of moving to Spain have a concern about how much time they
There is no denying that world is a lot smaller than it used to be. This is because communication is easier and faster but also because businesses are spreading their wings and working in other countries throughout the world. Whether you are an international banker or a production supervisor, Spanish in the workplace is in demand more than ever before.
Being a largely monolingual nation, Britain has always struggled a little bit when it comes to learning foreign languages. With the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, what is the future of foreign language learning and use in Britain? Will studying foreign languages become less useful and more discouraged? Will it be easier or harder to find employment if
The Spanish Academy has many students who study Spanish for business related reasons. There are an estimated 399 million Spanish speakers in the world, thus Spanish can be extremely useful for employability in numerous job sectors. Alicia is one of our business specialist tutors, based in our London centre. Originally from Argentina, she has a business background and is knowledgeable on
As exams are approaching we have many new students who would like to improve their Spanish before their exams and have signed up for classes with us at our branches in London, Cardiff and Bristol. Here at The Spanish Academy, we are delighted to have on board these new students and we look forward to helping them to prepare for