What do swimming, sun-bathing, and Spanish all have in common? They are all essential parts to the perfect holiday at International Projects’ new center in Barcelona, Spain. Not so sure you can learn Spanish while swimming and sun-bathing? Well, read on to discover some exciting new things happening at IP’s Barcelona center! (more…)
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Have you started day dreaming of summer vacation yet? With such unpredictable chilly April weather, it’s about time the warmer end of spring or even summer started to show up. If you’d like to enjoy the endless sun, a busy city, and a great language course to boot, then check- out International Projects’ Spanish school in Barcelona and start deciding which pair of sunglasses you’ll be bringing along for a great vacation. (more…)
Barcelona! Even the sound of Spain’s second largest city is vibrant and exciting. What better way to brush up on your Spanish skills, than by enjoying this captivating city with access to the Mediterranean? Such an international city with an exciting night life, International Projects’ language school in Barcelona is sure to give you some great Spanish skills, as well as an unforgettable time. (more…)
Ah, the beautiful Spanish sun. Poems, books, songs, and much more have been written to try and capture the beauty and warmth of Spain. It’s no wonder that Spanish is such a beautiful language when it is spoken in such a gorgeous area. What a great way to spend the summer sipping drinks, hanging out on the beach, and improving your Spanish of course! (more…)
My introduction to a foreign language was during high school. In Southern California, I had the choice of Spanish, French, or German, and I chose Spanish. I then spent three years in daily Spanish courses and came out speaking very little Spanish. Why? My daily lessons were 45 minutes long and after each class I immediately started speaking English. Looking back I wish I had taken the opportunity to learn Spanish abroad. It certainly would have helped for all the travelling I did after high school. Considering that Spanish is the second most natively spoken language in the world, an investment to learn to speak Spanish is a wise one. So let me give you some tips to start off your Spanish journey on the right foot.
Oh, learning a language „intensively“. When I first considered doing this myself two thoughts came to mind; “intensive classes, that will look good on my resume, and man that could be a frightening amount of work to do”. Well, I chose to dive in, for better or for worse, and as it turns out it was one of the best experiences of my life.
Today, speaking a foreign language is as essential as your favourite tour guide book. Not only do you need a good map, your Blackberry, some “local” tips, but the most essential and convenient tool of all – language.
Fifteen years ago speaking “a little English” was impressive, today facing the rapid pace of globalisation you often need to speak English and at least one other language to be successful. Nearly every company not only operates on a national market, but internationally as well. Foreign language competence today plays a decisive role in your job market success. (more…)