Learn Spanish in Nottingham
Spanish is undoubtedly one of the most important languages in the world. Hispanic and Latin culture have shaped our culture in the past and continue to do it in the present.
Spanish or Castilian (español or castellano in Spanish) is a Romance Language that evolved from several languages and dialects in the central-north of Iberia during the 9th century. Castilian evolved from Latin which had been introduced to the Iberian Peninsula by Romans. It is estimated that the combined total number of Spanish speakers is between 470 and 500 million, making it the third most spoken language by total number of speakers after Chinese, and English. Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in terms of native speakers. It is also the second most studied language in the world, after English.
Most Spanish speakers are in Latin America; of all countries with a majority of Spanish speakers, only Spain is outside the Americas. Mexico has the most native speakers of any country. Spanish is the official language in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
Why learn Spanish?
Whether you are learning a new language to improve your employability prospects, planning to travel or move to a foreign country, study languages as part of your academic programme or just want to learn as a hobby or for a vacation, Spanish Tuition Nottingham can be the perfect complement for your personal and professional development. We cater for people of all ages and abilities and all of our learners have taken huge steps forward in their understanding of languages.
Did you know?
- Spanish is sometimes called español and sometimes castellano, the Spanish equivalent of Castilian.
- Spain also has three other officially recognized languages: Basque, Catalan and Galician.
- Spanish is one of the world’s most phonetic languages.
- Spanish language has an inverted question mark and an exclamation point (¿ and ¡) at the end of every question or phrase.
- If you can learn Spanish, you’ll have a head start in learning the other Latin-based languages such as French and Italian.