Learn Spanish : Learn Basic Spanish the Easy Way!
Overview - Learn Spanish Learn Basic Spanish The Easy Way Objections There is a great deal of controversy today on the practice of learning to speak Spanish, particularly in light of the fact that the number of illegal immigrants travelling from Central America to North America (that we know of) has increased dramatically in recent years. Read more...
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Learn Spanish Learn Basic Spanish The Easy Way Objections There is a great deal of controversy today on the practice of learning to speak Spanish, particularly in light of the fact that the number of illegal immigrants travelling from Central America to North America (that we know of) has increased dramatically in recent years. Many claim that if Americans were to learn to speak Spanish it would simply further the problem of illegal immigration by making it easier for them to function in society. The common belief is that if they were forced to learn to speak English to survive in society the immigration issue would rapidly evaporate on its own. The simple fact of the matter is that Americans are extremely arrogant when it comes to their language. The fact that English is a fairly universal language has led them on a slow slide into complacency. Almost every other country around the world requires that its school children learn to speak (at the very least) English and the native language of the country; as a matter of fact, if you were to visit a school in Europe you would find that their children devote a great deal of time to learning to speak not only their own language, but that of each of their neighboring countries as well. That means that anyone studying in France would learn to speak both French and English, as well as at least the fundamentals of Italian, German and Spanish in order to assure that when the time comes for them to take their place in the workforce they will be able to interact with their neighbors, both at home and abroad. Americans have never been required to do so, for the simple fact that English is taught in most foreign countries. Upon travelling to a foreign country they are almost guaranteed to be able to find at least one individual who speaks English in any establishment that they go to. This means that the practice of learning the language of your neighbors has been cast aside. By rights Americans should learn to speak both
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