French is one of the official languages of the EU. The European Union cannot use all 23 of the languages of its member states for practical purposes, so they have what they call ‘procedural languages’. These languages are mostly used for communication in the EU, and they are German, English and… of course… French. Sign up for an online French course and you will have the chance to learn a language which is at the centre of European politics.
Better understanding of English — As you may very well know, most of the English language originates from the latin language. As you study Spanish, you will better understand your native tongue. It is not unusual for people that study Spanish to learn a better understanding of English verbs and tenses.
quotes in latin The relationship between English and Spanish is so close that there are even learning courses to learn Spanish based on this closeness. They focus primarily on words that are the same in each language, such as ‘actor’, ‘doctor’ and ‘parasol’.
1) Try and write 5 to 10 new vocabulary words down every morning. Use these new vocabulary words in your conversations that day. The more you speak the new words, the easier you can memorize them.
The emblem of this famous school is a crest consisting of their official colors, i.e. orange and black. The latin words inscribed in the ribbon below are ‘Dei sub numine viget’ which mean ‘Under God’s power, she flourishes’. Because Princeton was originally a Theological Seminary, their crest reflects the same. The words ‘Vet Nov Testamentvm’ are inscribed in the crest that represents the old and New Testament. The shape of the book can be connected to the testaments as well as for academic knowledge.
Where we as humans often fail is to first develop a plan or a formula for action and then we allow it to slip away into oblivion before we fulfill the steps necessary for completion. My own life is filled with countless examples of this. And chances are you can list quite a few too.
By choosing to learn Spanish for example in Latin America instead of doing a course in your hometown you’ve already made the right choice regarding two important points. First, you will learn the language a lot faster in the country where it’s spoken because you are constantly surrounded by it. Secondly, you will experience cultural differences such as traditions, foods and special customs by living in this place. Even though it is for a short time period you adapt to the daily life which allows you to get a more distinct point of view.