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At AnasClassroom – we can tutor you from the comfort of your own home or on site. Call us on 020 8951 5868 to find out more”.

Here at http://anasclassroom.com/we offer Spanish courses for beginners, intermediate and advance levels. There are classes on site in Edgware/ Harrow available for small groups of students.

There are also Spanish conversation courses online via Skype, for those students who have a busy schedule during the week but still want to improve their conversational Spanish or simply want to learn Spanish. For those students the online Skype Spanish course at anasclassroom.com would be the best choice as can be accessed during the evenings and weeks ends. All you need is a broadband connection and a subscription to Skype.

If you still have not decided to learn Spanish perhaps the reflections below can help you to make the decision to start learning Spanish in September.

In Europe most people who choose to learn Spanish do so because of its popularity. They know that learning Spanish will give them practical knowledge – both in their daily and professional lives.

There is also another reason, and a very important one to start learning to speak Spanish. The reason is that Spanish is a romance language, a language that descends from Latin, the language of ancient Rome. Learning to speak Spanish will open the doors of communication with many millions of other people who speak one of the other romance languages.

The six most widely spoken standardized Romance languages are Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Romanian, and Catalan. Among numerous other Romance languages are Corsican, Lombard, Occitan, Gascon, Aromanian, Sardinian, Sicilian, Venetian, Galician, Neapolitan and Friulian. How many people!

Language acquisition requires special skills that, once learned, can be used to become fluent in other romance languages in much less time than it would take someone who is learning their first romance language.

Basically, this is due to the similarities that the romance languages have in grammar structure and vocabulary. Understanding a language means understanding culturally enriching aspects of different societies. In order to stay competitive in today’s world, it is imperative that we learn more about other cultures.

Is Spanish the new French?

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Part of the Spanish flag

According to recent statistics on the number of students taking A Levels in foreign languages, the take-up of Spanish has increased by 4%. The number of students taking French and German however, has fallen 3.4% and 3.8% respectively.

Over the last few years Spanish has certainly overtaken German in the popularity stakes when it comes to GCSE and A Level learning, but French has always remained constant in its take-up. Could this be changing, though?

In the globalised world of today, it’s much easier to live and work abroad, and there are far more large, international companies with a need for foreign language speakers. Whilst French still plays an important role on the world stage, possibly the most useful language on a global scale is Spanish. Spanish gives you access not only to Spain, but also to the scores of countries on the South American continent that have Spanish as a first language.

Read more: Is Spanish the new French?