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  Spanish courses in Barcelona learn Spanish in Barcelona Spanish language schools study Spain
In a typical Spanish atmosphere you will be greeted by our team of qualified and experienced spanish teachers who all share one great passion: their love for Spain and the Spanish language.
Born out of the enthusiasm for teaching Spanish to people from different countries we provide lessons in a familiar and friendly atmosphere, which we consider as very important for efficient learning.
Spanish in Barcelona Spain - Spanska kurs - Spanischkurse in Barcelona - Spanisch lernen in Alicante - Espagnol à Salamanca -
www.barcelona7.com   (666 words)

  Spanish people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Spanish people or Spaniards are the ethnic group or nation native to Spain, in the Iberian Peninsula of southwestern Europe.
The number of speakers of Castilian Spanish, as a mother tongue, is roughly 35.6 million, while the vast majority of other groups in Spain such as the Catalans and Basques also speak Spanish as a second language, which boosts the number of Spanish speakers to the overwhelming majority of Spain's population of 45.9 million.
Spanish was also exported to the Americas and is spoken natively by tens of millions of Spanish descendants, and by many others who have adopted the language, and spans across into most countries of the Americas; from the Southwestern United States in North America down to Patagonia, the most southernly region of South America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spanish_people   (1524 words)

 Spanish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
People from bilingual areas might consider it offensive to call the language español, as that is the term that was chosen by Francisco Franco — during whose dictatorship the use of regional languages was discouraged— and because it connotes that Basque, Catalan and Galician are not languages of Spain.
Spanish is one of the official languages of the Organization of American States, the United Nations and the European Union.
Spanish ceased to be an official language of the Philippines in 1987, and it is now spoken by less than 0.01% of the population, or 2,658 people (1990 Census), though recently there seems to have been a resurgence in interest in the language among the educated youth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Spanish_language   (4126 words)

 Spanish people - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Their main native language is the Spanish language (in Spain there are around 32 million first-language speakers of Castilian Spanish, and a total of almost 43 million of Spanish nationality), which is a Romance language.
Spain itself consists of various regional sub-nationalities including the Castilians (the majority who most strongly identify with a Spanish identity), the Catalans (speakers of a distinct yet related Romance language who are centered around the city of Barcelona), the Basques, and the Galicians.
Overall, the Spanish are a southern European population (Mediterranean fused with Nordic elements).
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/s/p/a/Spanish_people.html   (401 words)

 Spanish In Mexico .Org: Learn Spanish In Mexico - Why Spanish?
Spanish is the second world language as a vehicle of international communication and the third as an international language of politics, economics and culture.
Spanish is the official language in 21 countries.
Spanish is expected to be the first language of 50% of the population of the United States within 50 years.
www.spanishinmexico.org /sim/spanish.asp   (745 words)

 Why is it important to learn Spanish?.
Spanish is spoken by almost 400 million people worldwide, which is reason enough to learn the language.
If you include the number of people who are fluent in Spanish as a second language, the total number of Spanish speakers in the world is well over 400 million people.
Spanish and French share the role as the official language of Equatorial Guinea (República de Guinea Ecuatoria), making it the only country on the continent of Africa with Spanish as a primary language.
www.spanish-school.com.mx /learnspanish.html   (1336 words)

 The Spanish Page at GMU
Spanish is a particularly popular language to study.
Not only is Spanish one of the three most widely spoken languages worldwide, it is the second most widely spoken language in the United States.
Spanish is widely spoken in Virginia, as well as in the DC metropolitan area, and George Mason students and alumni have numerous opportunities to speak Spanish in social, academic, and professional settings.
www.gmu.edu /departments/fld/SPANISH/spanish.html   (164 words)

 Spanish Abroad - People and population of Costa Rica
Spanish Abroad - People and population of Costa Rica
Centuries ago the original Indian tribes were splintered by Spanish conquistadores and compelled to retreat into the vast tracts of the interior mountains.
Today, approximately 9,000 Indian peoples of the Bribrí, Boruca, and Cabecar tribes manage to eke out a living from the jungles of remote valleys in the Talamanca Mountains of southern Costa Rica, where their ancestors had sought refuge from Spanish muskets and dogs.
www.spanishabroad.com /costarica/countryguide/cr_people.htm   (681 words)

 Spanish people say no war | Greenpeace International
The region may be springing to life, but the Spanish government is marching head long into a war in Iraq with the US and UK where half of the casualties could be innocent children.
The people of Spain are against this war, all the government opposition parties are against the war.
But the Spanish government continues to support Bush and Blair and is backing them at the UN Security Council hoping to pass a second resolution in the coming days.
www.greenpeace.org /international/news/spanish-people-say-no-war   (461 words)

 Why learn spanish in Spain & Mexico?
You will participate in Spanish life with the teachers and your fellow students; the best way to strengthen your speaking skills quickly and, at the same time, understand the emotions attached to certain words.
You will be introduced to the rich Spanish culture, the fiestas, the innumerable 'tapas' bars and cafés, the promenading and the street life.
Spanish Schools has a long established reputation for quality teaching of Spanish in Spain.
www.spanishunlimited.com /su/ss/whyspanish.asp   (846 words)

 Online NewsHour: Terrorism & Politics in Spain -- March 16, 2004
Spanish ambassador to the United States describes the investigation into the bombing.
I think that the Spanish people have the suspicion that the government doesn't explain the real things, the real people who were behind those attacks.
I think it was the key point for the people the next day, the next hours the people went to the polls and cast its vote against the popular party.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/international/jan-june04/spain_03-16.html   (1620 words)

 The Importance of Spanish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Spanish is the world's 3rd most spoken language, after Chinese and English, and ranks 2nd in terms of native speakers.
Spanish is the mother tongue of approximately 350 million people in 21 countries, and is widely spoken in another 21 countries where it is not an official language.
Spanish is the second most used language in international communication, and an official language of the UN and its organizations.
fp.uni.edu /studyabroad/information/importanceofspanish.asp   (374 words)

 The Study of the Spanish Speaking People of Texas
The Study of the Spanish Speaking People of Texas
The Study of the Spanish-Speaking People of Texas series consists of more than 900 images taken by Russell Lee between April and July 1949 in Corpus Christi, San Angelo, San Antonio, and El Paso.
The images represent a unique visual record for that period, and are unparalleled in their variety, scope, and quality.
www.cah.utexas.edu /ssspot   (119 words)

 Spanish courses in Spain learn Spanish in Spain Spanish language schools
Spanish courses in Malaga Spanish schools in Alicante Spanish courses in Salamanca Spain Spanish course in Sevilla Spanish classes in Barcelona
Sevilla Alhambra-Instituto Sev (downtown) (open all the year) Seville offers people of all walks of life the opportunity to indulge in a culturally rich environment.It is to your advantage not only to learn Spanish in a total language and cultural atmosphere, speaking day in and day out.
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www.alhambra-instituto.org   (887 words)

 The Spanish Alphabet by SpanishClassOnline.com
Spanish once had 30 letters in its alphabet.
Pronouncing Spanish letters and words often requires you to open your mouth more than you do in English and to curve the corners of your mouth slightly upward.
This sound is also produced when a Spanish word begins with "R" or ends with "R".
www.spanishclassonline.com /grammar/spanishalphabet.htm   (1188 words)

 Spanish Translation - Translate Spanish Language Translator
The original peoples of the Iberian peninsula (in the sense that they are not known to have come from elsewhere), consisting of a number of separate tribes, are given the generic name of Iberians.
In the 8th century BC the first Greek colonies, such as Emporion (modern Emp ries), were founded along the Mediterranean coast on the East, leaving the south coast to the Phoenicians.
The 20th century initially brought little peace; colonisation of Western Sahara, Spanish Morocco and Equatorial Guinea was attempted as a substitute for the loss of the Americas.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/spanish.shtml   (1299 words)

 Learn Spanish
Visit the English Spanish Cultural ExchangeThis is a penpal exchange between native Spanish speakers and native English speakers.
There is normally very friendly atmosphere and most people speak both in English and Spanish and there is a mix of both English and Spanish native speakers.
Many people have been using it for a long time and there are several regulars who know each other.
www.lingolex.com /spanish.htm   (535 words)

 Culture of Spain - bullfighting, food, wine, people and traditions
All Spanish towns and cities have their own special celebrations, as well as the national holidays such as Christmas, Easter Week, All Saints Day etc. The way in which the national events are celebrated also varies from place to place.
Spanish life has changed dramatically over recent years and many of the strict religious customs are giving way to more modern ways.
Spanish men tend to maintain eye contact with females for longer, although this does not mean anything.
www.idealspain.com /Pages/Information/Culture.htm   (1238 words)

 Spanish Abroad - People, traditions and culture of Bolivia
Spanish Abroad - People, traditions and culture of Bolivia
Most others are Mestizos with a small percentage of people from European or African descent.
Spanish is the colonial language, but 70 % of Bolivians also speak Aymara, Quechua, and other dialects.
www.spanishabroad.com /bolivia/countryguide/b_people.htm   (241 words)

 The Spanish Class Online Story
The Spanish Class Online curriculum is the culmination of several years of experimentation and practice.
The webpage was designed to introduce high school and college students to the study of the Spanish language and to promote an understanding of the Latino culture.
supplement a Spanish class or program in which you are enrolled, or it can be used as an independent program to learn the Spanish language on your own.
www.spanishclassonline.com /aboutus.htm   (264 words)

 Spanish People | The Big Chorizo
The latest survey results on what Spanish people think of life have been published by the national CIS bureau (Sociological Research Centre).
Ben over on Notes from Spain is asking today if Spanish people are rude and rightly points out that it’s a bit more complicated than it first seems to be, especially for English or American people.
A professor of human genetics at Oxford University has discovered after a 5 year study of 10,000 volunteers that most British and Irish people are in fact descended from a Spanish Iberian tribe with an identical genetic fingerprint as the Celts.
www.thebigchorizo.com /category/spanish-people-society   (265 words)

 Learn Spanish - People, Places, and Things
The moon tends to be associated with feminine imagery, and, in Spanish, it is feminine: la luna.
Her extensive experience in Spanish learning systems led her to formulate the concept behind the Interactive Audio component of Rocket Spanish.
He is best known for his enthusiasm and insights into the language of his homeland, and has shared this love of the Spanish language and culture with students the world over.
www.rocketspanish.com /people_places_and_things.php   (1268 words)

 Learn Spanish on 43 Things
I’ve always spoken spanish, and it’s a great language to know, so rrrrr-y, it’s all about the r’s and knowing how to roll them, after that… you’ll be fine.
i have to speak shitty spanish every day (i’m not saying the language is shitty, just my ability to speak it) at work…i am very good at languages, so i honestly believe that 3 months of me dumped in mexico will have me be pretty decent at everyday spanish.
People who once wanted to do this are now doing these things:
www.43things.com /things/view/136   (837 words)

 Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world
Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world
The Spanish language is increasingly becoming more important and more necessary in the U.S. mainly because…
The Spanish Speaking People in the U.S. in 2001
www.spanishmaster.com /SpanishMaster/WhySpanish/WhySpanish.html   (89 words)

 Spanish Lexicon
Spanish is the official language of over 20 countries?
Spanish is one of the most popular language in the world.
Spanish is the second most commonly spoken language in the United States (over 28 million people speak Spanish in the United States alone).
www.howardcc.edu /kids/lexiconSpanish.html   (249 words)

 How to Greet People - Learn Spanish Culture Newsletter
The Complete Spanish course contains audio for all the words in the newsletter as well as interactive lessons and games that teach you around a 1,000 words, how to create thousands of sentences, and how to truly converse with others in Spanish.
This may seem unnatural for many people outside of the Latin culture, so you may have to practice hugging a few times before you gain any close friends or relatives that live in Latin areas.
In some countries and regions people may kiss twice -- once on one cheek and once on the other cheek.
www.spanishprograms.com /learn_spanish/learn_spanish_15.htm   (665 words)

 Spanish Schools.Org - Why Study Spanish ?
Spanish is the mother tongue of approximately 350 million people in 21 countries (Mexico: 95 million, Spain: 40 million, Argentina: 35 million, Colombia: 35 million, Venezuela: 25 million, Peru: 20 million...).
Spanish is the second most used language in international communication.
This population growth has increased demand for Spanish language media: radio, television,newspapers, magazines...
www.spanishschools.org /ss/whyspanish.asp   (218 words)

 Famous Spanish People   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
She takes you on a world tour through time, seeking fashion ideas, famous people, and real places.
Have a peek at this list of famous spanish people, many of whom are Arts and Sports-orientated.
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www.iacadgroup.com /famous-spanish-people.html   (231 words)

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