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Learning a new foreign language may open you many doors, whether you are doing business internationally, boost your career or even if you are just traveling to another country.
In our global world more and more companies are training staff in foreign languages and are also looking to recruit people with foreign language skills. Learning a language may improve your career prospects.

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Spanish language courses

Spanish is the third most spoken language in the world (after Chinese and English), and it's the world's No. 2 language (after Chinese) when only native speakers are counted. It is also the second language of the United States, where many radio and TV channels exclusively offer Spanish spoken programs.

Spanish is one of the official languages of the United Nations, the European Union and other international organizations. Spanish is used for international communication on political, economical and cultural issues. It is also an important business language, and therefore the most studied foreign language in the non-Hispanic countries of America and Europe.
Nowadays, many job opportunities may require you to speak Spanish, especially in the medical and educational field. Speaking Spanish well definitely gives you an edge over other job applicants.

Spanish is one of the easiest foreign languages to learn. Much of its vocabulary is similar to English's, and written Spanish is almost completely phonetic: Look at almost any Spanish word and you can tell how it is pronounced.
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English language courses

With over 400 million speakers of English as their mother tongue and over 700 million speakers of English as a foreign language, it's easy to see how important is the most widely spoken and written language in the world.

Aspiring professionals, recognise that English can open the door to numerous opportunities.
You can get a better job and earn more money. You can get the education and training necessary for a career, such as nurse, accountant, or auto mechanic. You can also help your family members and make more friends in your new country.
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French language courses

If you are a native English speaker, one of the best reasons to learn French is to help you understand your own language. Although English is a Germanic language, French has had an enormous impact on it.
In fact, French is the largest donor of foreign words in English. Unless your English vocabulary is much higher than average, learning French will greatly increase the number of English words you know.

In 2003, the United States was France's leading investor, accounting for 25% of the new jobs created in France from foreign investment. There are 2,400 US companies in France generating 240,000 jobs.
American companies with offices in France include IBM, Microsoft, Mattel, Dow Chemical, SaraLee, Ford, Coca-Cola, AT&T, Motorola, Johnson & Johnson, Ford, and Hewlett Packard. France is the second leading investor in the United States: more than 3,000 French companies have subsidiaries in the US and generate some 700,000 jobs, including Mack Trucks, Zenith, RCA-Thomson, Bic, and Dannon.
French is an official working language in dozens of international organizations, including the United Nations, International Olympic Committee, and International Red Cross.
» French courses in France

Italian language courses

There are plenty of good reasons to learn Italian and learning it is easier than you think.Italy is one of the top five economies in the world, and many employers are seeking people who speak both Italian and English.An estimated 7,500 American companies do business with Italy and more than 1,000 U.S. firms have offices there.Italy is the seventh largest global market for British exports, and the UK is the third largest supplier to Italy after Germany and France.Italian is the Romance language closest to Latin. A knowledge of Italian, therefore, will go far in helping one to understand the whys and wherefores of the English language, which has a very large percentage of words of Latin derivation.

» Italian courses in Italy

German language courses

Whilst German ranks 12th in the world in terms of the number of people who speak the language, it ranks third when measured in terms of GNP ($1,090 billion), behind only English and Japanese.
Germany is the world's third largest economy, and is the clear number one in Europe, producing more than one quarter of the European Union's gross domestic product. It is heavily reliant on foreign trade - it is the world's largest exporter and the second largest importer. With motor vehicles and industrial systems, chemicals and electronic devices to the fore, German products are sold in virtually all of the world's countries.

With ever more firms opening subsidiaries on the European mainland, learning German is becoming an ever smarter career move. And with such German-based firms as Daimler-Chrysler, BASF, Bayer, Hoechst, BMW, Siemens and Volkswagen so firmly rooted on the international scene, learning German appears to be twice as sensible a career move!
At the moment, Germany is crying out for qualified software designers in particular, and German is the second most used language on the Internet.
» German courses in Germany

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