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Welcome / Bienvenida

Course introduction video
Hello! Welcome to Survival Spanish course. Do you know how many people in the world speak Spanish? Do you know in how many countries Spanish is spoken? More than 580 million people speak Spanish in the world. 490 million of them are Spanish-speaking natives and from 21 countries. This means that Spanish is the second most widely spoken mother tongue in the world. For this reason, if you decide to travel to Latin America or Spain, you should know something about this important language. Spanish represents the culture of a large part of the planet’s population. In Latin America, we have various artistic, cultural and literary manifestations among others that you will be able to know if you learn about this wonderful language.
In Spanish-speaking countries, Spanish is generally the only contact language. That is why it is important to know basic vocabulary, simple structures and essential phrases.
You will need all this information to interact in situations such as: requesting food in a restaurant, asking for and giving personal information, talking about the weather, giving the time, requesting information about commercial products; also request directions in public spaces, speak in public transport, and best of all, make new friends. The Survival Spanish course will give you the necessary tools to begin your journey through the world of the Spanish-speaking language. Take advantage of every activity and resource as our culture is very friendly. Do not be afraid and you will see that you will make yourself understood. Our students will not be alone in the course because we have someone who will help them through all the activities.
Let’s say hello to Luis!
Luis: Thank you teacher, I will be in the activities and exercises in this course to help students better understand each topic. Welcome!

Watch the video to see what this course has for you. Welcome!

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