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Blog - February 2021

The Latest Language Insights from SIMON & SIMON

26 February 2021

Do you know how to say thank you in Spanish? You may already be familiar with ‘Gracias’ but did you know there are several more ways to express your gratitude in Spanish?

23 February 2021

The idea of learning two languages at once sounds instantly appealing – after all, learning languages is one of our favourite things! But the answer to this question is more complicated, and it depends most of all on one further question: What is your motivation?

In this article, we consider the pros and cons of learning two languages at once.

16 February 2021

Spanish is the predominant language in numerous countries in Central and South America, as well as in Spain itself. It is even spoken in the Philippines and Equatorial Guinea, as well as the Spanish Canary Islands off the coast of Africa. As a language, it is romantic, colourful and evocative of the cultures and cuisines of the Spanish-speaking world.

In this article, we consider the similarities and differences between Castilian Spanish (the predominant language of Spain) and Latin American Spanish.

09 February 2021

Over 10 million people in Portugal speak Portuguese, but the vast majority of the world’s Portuguese speakers can be found in Brazil, making Portuguese one of the top 10 most spoken languages in the world. Portuguese is also widely spoken in several countries in Africa and Asia.

In this article, we look at some of the differences between how Portuguese varies between Portugal, Brazil and the rest of the world.

01 February 2021

Every month this year, we will be turning our focus towards one of the core languages we love to teach – looking at the language’s potential for business, considering a few facts and figures to put its global prospects in context, plus sharing some tips to help you get started. This month we take a look at Spanish, a European language that is the official language for numerous countries across Latin America.

Whether you’re learning a language for the first time or are looking to develop your existing language skills, call SIMON & SIMON today on +44 (0)20 7821 0999 to discuss the best language training course for you.

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