Influx of Portuguese Learners Reveals Hole in Market As language departments are downsized, or cut altogether in U.S. universities, the demand for Portuguese is growing. Although Portuguese has always been an important world language, it has only recently been recognized as an important language for business and international relations. The profile of today’s Portuguese student is quite different from the humanities...

Following January 2014's feature on Argentina as a Spanish-immersion destination, it is worth highlighting BridgeArgentina — one of the country’s most popular Spanish schools. Bridge’s methodology is designed to make students comfortable using Spanish in practical, everyday situations, such as traveling, meeting people, using the telephone, conducting business, and participating in conversations. Students combine Spanish courses and authentic cultural experiences,...

El Pasaje Spanish School was founded 5 years ago by a group of Spanish teachers, and has already achieved an important presence online thanks to the positive feedback of its former students: it’s well known for being highly rated on travel websites, travelers’ forums and social networks. The school is located in the very center of Buenos Aires, and offers...

With more than 330 million native speakers around the world, the ability to speak Spanish has become imperative. More than 50 million people speak Spanish as their second language, and each year this number is increasing. Not only is Spanish taught in local high schools and universities, but more students are traveling around the world to fully immerse themselves...

With its $721 million acquisition of Brazil’s Grupo Multi, Pearson has become the market leader in English language education amongst adults in Brazil. Grupo Multi provides English-language training through a variety of language school chains, most notably Wizard, Microlins, Skill and Yazigi. Grupo Multi serves over 800,000 students across 2,600 franchized schools for children, adolescents, and adults. Pearson’s investment in...

The idea behind COINED is that the schools emulate Latin America — an amazingly varied region with glaciers on one side and Caribbean beaches on the other, not to mention tropical jungles, snowy peaks, deserts, and salt flats. COINED has been organizing international experiences for students from all over the world in Latin America for over 40 years. Today, students...