Tag: Spain

Spain and US Agree to Promote Language and Exchange

Last month, the US and Spain both renewed an agreement to promote student and teacher exchange programs between the two countries. The US Department of Education and the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational...

Promoting Spain’s Linguistic Diversity

Last month, directors from the Cervantes Institute (Spanish), the Ramón Llull Institute (Catalan), the Etxepare Euskal Institutua (Basque), and the Galician Culture Council (Gallego) met in Santiago de Compostela to assess progress...

Catalan Curbed by Court

In the Spanish region of Catalunya, a court ruling over the language of instruction in schools may soon result in a a constitutional conflict. The autonomous region’s educational system has generally required all subjects,...

FEDELE Launches Virtual Escape Room, Raffles off Trips to Spain

The Federation of Spanish Language Schools (FEDELE) has launched a Virtual Escape Room and will raffle off eight 14-day all-inclusive trips to Spain to players who successfully "break out." In the escape room, players are...

FEDELE to Host Digital Event for Teachers and Language Agents May 12

The Federation of Spanish Schools as a Foreign Language (FEDELE) has announced that it will host a digital event on May 12 showcasing all Spain has to offer American teachers and language agents. The...

Mexico and Spain to Promote Spanish in U.S.

The Instituto Cervantes and the Mexican government’s Cultural Diplomacy unit have begun collaborative activities for the international promotion of Spanish and its culture in 2021, following last month’s signing via videoconference of an action...
Word map showing frequency of Spanish words in tweets

Aggressive Language Tweets Rise in Spanish Lockdown

Study of Twitter language reveals antipathy to Spanish governmental decisions Aggressive language on Twitter in Spain has grown during the lockdown, according to a study conducted by researchers from Valencia’s Polytechnic University (UPV), based on...

Alternativas – Spanish Study Abroad

Instituto Superior de Español (Ecuador) At Instituto Superior de Español (ISE), they believe passionately that to learn Spanish it’s not enough to simply attend classes. For more than 31 years, they have been teaching people...

Spanish ‘More Important than Ever’

According to the latest estimations of Spain’s Instituto Cervantes, there are now more than 577 million Spanish speakers (7.6% of the global population) in the world—five million more than last year’s estimate. It is in...

Should Spain’s Constitution be Gender Neutral?

Spain’s new socialist government has upset the Real Academia Española (RAE), the Spanish language’s official guardian, by asking it to see if Spain’s Constitution could become more gender neutral. Specifically, the government is seeking to...
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