A language study abroad program offers the perfect mix of holiday and learning no matter which country you are in. Although, La Gomera offers you picturesque sunsets, promenades along the beach, and a plethora of natural landscapes. You can’t really notice that you’re learning because of the holiday atmosphere, meanwhile you are improving your knowledge of the language.
The wonderful thing about learning Spanish is that it is never too late. Whether you come out here as a teenager, as a young professional, as a mid-lifer or as a retired person… you can learn Spanish.
In addition, the islanders love people who are attempting to learn their language, and it does not matter how silly you feel trying to speak, because all Spanish speakers will help you and encourage you in whatever way they can.
It is really not that hard; even if you’re learning from scratch, Spanish is the sort of language that you immediately start to see results with.
10 reasons to learn Spanish:
- Spanish is currently spoken by about 455 million native speakers. There are 20 million more Spanish speakers than English speakers.
- Almost 60 million people use Spanish as a second language.
- More than 50 million people are studying Spanish. Spanish is the most studied language in non-Spanish-speaking countries in America and Europe.
- More than 50 million Spanish speakers use the Internet regularly. Among the Internet communications media, Spanish has placed second after English.
- With knowledge of the Spanish language you have a better chance in the labour market and higher growth expectations for your company in the international market.
- Spanish is the official language in 21 countries around the world.
- The number of Spanish speakers makes Spanish the third universal language.
- Although Spanish is spoken in widely separated regions of the world, there is a strong uniformity.
- The Spanish and Latin American culture is present in architecture, art and literature all over the world.
- Spanish is a language that is growing. During the 21st century, Spanish will grow even stronger as a language and its influence will also continue to expand internationally.
The Cervantes Institute estimates that there will be around 600 million Spanish speakers in the year 2050, only in the countries where Spanish is the official language (not including the USA Hispanos as well as those who speak Spanish as a second or third language. Even these numbers will increase significantly).