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Why It Is Important To Speak Several Languages

A gringo tourist lost in the heart of a Spanish speaking country. Do desperate question to a group of passers-by Sorry, do you speak English?. The Lords look at each other astonished and after exchanging some words one of them replied No. Sorri, we do not speak English tourists insists and asks Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Amazement grows between the Group and after guess and speculate in that rare language would be talking to them the tourist, another answers No Sir not espique that! But not happy with the response tourist returns to the fray. This time is the turn of French: Excuse moi, vous parlez Francais?And this time the only thing that gets in response is a hand gesture that indicates exactly the same as the two previous answers. Frustrated tourists marching crestfallen and trying to find more luck asking a young man found smoking a cigarette not very far. One of the members of the group then says: have you seen this gringo! How many languages do speak! and answered another: since you already see for what served him! It resonates a general laughter and the Group retires between laughter and revelry. More…

Who believes that the story ends here is wrong. This anecdote is a joke that went around the Web some time ago. And while I could also reap quite a few laughs with the, I do it with an eye laughing and with another crying. Because it turns out that the young man smoking cigarette Yes spoke English, and finally is that he accompanies the gringo to your hotel and part of his business card delivery you a good tip for attending so pressing situation. Years later, the young man has become exclusive representative of products that gringo had intended to distribute in the country. What began with a simple question changed his life. This is not a joke.

INE Languages

Do study or not study languages abroad? Here’s the question. Thousands of people from across Spain and of all ages improve their second language courses language immersion abroad. There are multiple reasons to please find a way to make language courses in the appropriate country, and is the best time to forget all the excuses we have set so far.

There are scholarships and grants to all those seeking to improve their cultural and professional situation as well as companies that are in charge of all the preparations. It is worth? Of course. On the one hand, we are immersed in the language and culture and, therefore, in situations in which we have no choice but to understand others and make us understand. Communication is an extraordinary human quality through which you learn everything. On the other hand, the March to another country and learn to people from other parts of the world is so enriching cultural and mentally as fun.

We must not forget that now more than ever, the highest training is indispensable for finding work. The professional market is increasingly demanding and studying languages is essential for the majority of the work. More than 66% of the jobs in our country is related to the services, according to the INE. Of them, a number of very important is jobs’s face to the public and related tourism. Internationalized the industry, providing 16% of jobs, and the new situation of the labour market obliges the mobility of workers, being so essential the learning of other languages. The majority of young people today there to explain the need to study languages abroad, but there is still a part of our society reluctant to learn. It is time to begin to change our view of the world perhaps.