Why taking Spanish classes?
There are almost 500 million native Spanish speakers worldwide.
Spanish is the official language in Mexico, Spain, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Cuba, Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, El Salvador, Paraguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Panama, Uruguay and Equatorial Guinea. That is a about 400 million people.
There are several countries with an significant number of Spanish speakers, even is not official language, as United States with 34 million and Philippines with 3 million, also smaller groups in Canada, Morocco or Brazil. In Europe became the second choice as a foreign language after English.
You can travel to Spain and Latin America
In 2010, Spain was the fourth most visited country in the world after France, the United States and China with 53 million visitors according to the World Tourism Organization. Mexico and Argentina are also very popular destinations in America too. Also, Spain is the most popular destination for British people this summer, 2013.
In research by HomeAway in 2011 about the top ten destinations for the British holidaymakers the numbers one and two are Spanish locations while Ibiza and Denia are the sixth and tenth position respectively.
- Málaga Province, Spain
- Majorca, Spain
- London, UK
- Tuscany, Italy
- Nice, France
- Ibiza, Spain
- Florida, USA
- West Country, UK
- Cannes/Grasse/Antibes area, France
- Javea/Moraira/Denia area, Spain
NY Times says: “Primero hay que aprender español” (First you must learn Spanish)
If you want to know more reasons about the importance of learning Spanish, not only for your holidays, also to achieve new professional purposes, please read this article published in New York Times.
If you are interested in learning Spanish in Edinburgh, visit our courses page.
Why should I take my Spanish classes at SALT Edinburgh?
SALT offers a wide variety of Spanish classes in Edinburgh. Click here and decide what is the best option for you.