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Monday, November 5, 2012 (read 3022 times)

High Demand for Spanish Teachers

by Dilek

Teaching Spanish lets you have a promising career with different options in many countries. As Spanish is among the top three used language in the world, a constant demand for Spanish teachers will be seen for a long time.

Not just because it is coming from one of the oldest language family in history and a mixture of cultures, Spanish has become an important language politically and economically as well. Being one of the members of European Union, Spain is doing business with other European countries and has collaborations with other continents of course. It is the official language of 21 countries and an essential link to enter the Latin American countries. For the last decade most of the countries in Latin America primarily Mexico and Argentina are in the target of business world. The availability of economic structure, the culture and the investment opportunities in many sectors make Latin America a paradise literally.

In United States, Hispanic community takes an important part of the population and the authorities no longer deny the necessity of teaching and learning Spanish.To create a unity in society and a better communication with Hispanic people, language has a great influence. As Nelson Mandela said “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.”

Dominating more than one language is widely accepted in modern world where there are no boundaries at all. At this point the demand for Spanish teachers has been increasing day by day. English speaking countries like United States or United Kingdom are seeking Spanish teachers to teach at schools from elementary to college level. Asia is another favorite destination for Spanish teachers that the relations between Latin America and Asian countries have been growing and getting intense. In China the number of students who study Spanish has doubled for the last five years. Many vacant positions in Spain and abroad are available in online websites or Ministry of Education post announcements regularly on its official page.

If you don't have a bachelor degree for Spanish teaching, you can have a certificate either by studying a master degree for Teaching Spanish for Foreigners or Cervantes Institute offers a Quality in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (CEELE) program. The future of Spanish Teaching will not lose its glamour and cannot be overlooked in the upcoming years.

Keywords: Spanish teaching,teaching certificate,speak Spanish,Hispanic,Spain,Latin America


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