Spanish lessons blog

14
Nov

Spotlight on Business Spanish

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.

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15
Oct

The rise of technology and interactive resources in language learning

The way in which we learn is changing. When you consider that you can obtain a degree through open learning, it’s clear to see that learning a language in this way is also possible. This has all become possible through the rise in technology and interactive resources and that makes learning a language and taking part in Spanish classes more

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23
Sep

Property buying in Spain

Buying a property in Spain Moving to Spain is a big ordeal – it can be both exciting and stressful, much like in your own country, but with a different language, currency and legal system. It’s clear that you should be well informed before and during your move to make the process as pleasant as possible. So, take a look

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24
Aug

Useful Spanish news resources

Learning Spanish is a great skill to possess and one that is taught in many environments and mediums. However, beyond the classroom, be it virtual or in person, learning Spanish can be enhanced by reading the Spanish news. Vocabulary is vital to the way in which you learn Spanish whether it’s for Spanish A level, Spanish GCSE or just general

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30
Jul

Why students give up language learning and how to maintain the rhythm

It’s not easy to reach a high level of a language, and unfortunately many language learners give up when things get tricky and they never push past that intermediate level. Language learning seems to be a little like long distance running – it gets harder and harder as you get faster or as you acquire more vocabulary, until you reach

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16
Jul

Will Brexit affect language learning in Great Britain?

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

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30
Jun

Brexit: What is the future for all of our students with homes in Spain?

With approximately 1.3 million British expats living in Europe, it is no wonder so many of our students here at The Spanish Academy have properties in Spain and other countries in Europe. They are probably currently making the most of them in the wonderful heat of the summer! However, with the results of the Brexit vote, students are probably wondering

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17
Jun

Using Languages in Your Career

Speaking more than one language is an extra extremely important and sought-after asset for many companies in the UK and abroad. Linguists often push their language abilities right down to the bottom of your CV, appearing just on the last line. As a result, these skills are often overlooked or ignored. Whether you are 100% bilingual, or whether you still

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6
Jun

How to keep your child’s Spanish going after their exam

Your son or daughter’s Spanish will hopefully be at its best in May, but many parents worry about how they may forget their language skills over the long holiday period. Even if your son or daughter decides not to continue with Spanish at A-level, having a language is a big plus for future job opportunities. Therefore, I am going to

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24
May

Time for Holiday Spanish!

Now that the holidays are well under way you may be thinking about going to a warm and sunny place during the summer period. Spain is an excellent location for the summer months due to its warm climate, glorious beaches, exquisite food and marvellous culture. Spain can be quite inexpensive and there are numerous activities that can be carried out, such

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