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3 Ways the Spanish Language Shapes Cultures Worldwide

With a staggering 457 million people claiming Spanish as their first language, the Spanish language emerges as a cultural powerhouse that’s influenced the fabric of societies worldwide. Its impact spans from literature to education, influencing diverse and vibrant literary traditions while integrating into academic curricula worldwide.  Today, we delve into the intricate interplay between language,…

History of the Spanish Language 

It’s the fourth most spoken language in the world behind English, Mandarin, and Hindi, according to some sources. Spanish is a diverse language that you might encounter across a wide swath of the globe. But where did it come from? Here we’ll present a brief history lesson on the origins of the Spanish language and…

5 Career Benefits of Mastering the Spanish Language 

If you haven’t yet begun a career, or are still in the early stages of one, it’s imperative to keep an eye on the horizon for changes and new skills that can turn emerging challenges into opportunities. Often, changes in the working world are connected to technological innovations, e.g., the expanding use of AI across…

How Spanish-Speaking Teachers Can Advance Their Careers 

Spanish is among the most popular global languages and is the most common non-English language spoken in the U.S., with over 41 million residents speaking Español in their home. Native and non-native Spanish speakers have a distinct competitive advantage in their careers, and Spanish-speaking teachers can choose career paths that would be impossible for their…

Spanish: The Culture Behind the Language

Spanish culture—enthralling bullfights, trancelike flamenco dancing, and picaresque novels—is heavily influenced by history. Similarly, Latin American culture—relatable telenovelas, percussion-based salsa music, and spirited football (soccer) games—would not be what it is today were it not for the triumphs celebrated and hardships endured by past generations. To truly appreciate these cultures, we need to look at…

What Can I Do With a Master’s Degree in Spanish?

Considering earning a Master of Arts in Spanish? If so, you may be curious about where that degree can take you. Staying competitive, maximizing your salary, and securing access to a wide variety of professional options are priorities shared by many prospective graduate students, and an MA in Spanish can help you accomplish these goals…

Exploring the Language Barriers in Healthcare

What if you or someone you love were experiencing a medical emergency but were unable to communicate with the people trained to help you? You’d be unable to tell those healthcare professionals what symptoms you were experiencing or what other conditions you might have that they’d need to know before treating you. Nightmare situations like…

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