Spanish is spoken by more than 400 million people worldwide and is the official language in more than 21 countries; South America is home to 9 of these Spanish speaking countries, the largest conglomerate.
Why Study Spanish in South America?
1. One of the most colourful, vibrant, and spectacular places to visit on earth, South America has it all including some of the world’s best capital cities such as, Buenos Aires, Rio De Janeiro, Santiago, and Bogota, and most outrageous sights such as Macchu Picchu, Iguazú Falls, Angel Falls, Antarctic, Andes Mountains, Amazon Rainforest, and more.
2. Spanish is spoken continent wide (excluding Brazil), and the idea to study Spanish in South America is becoming increasingly popular with foreign students, making schools like Expanish able to offer high quality programs, various accommodation, activities and workshops, and many more excellent services to its students.
3. South America is a travelers’ destination meaning that over the past decades that growing tourism numbers have created a tourism economy here signifying more hotels, hostels, and campgrounds, improved and more efficient transportation, hundreds of tour or adventure packages, skilled and bilingual travel guides, etc, creating a better and much safer travel experience for all travelers.
4. Cities such as Buenos Aires are becoming accustomed to having foreigners in their streets, and more business’s are catering to them, giving foreign students a myriad of activities and things-to-do in the city, the opportunity to combine their Spanish studies with other programs such as volunteer or TEFL programs, and the chance to meet locals who are genuinely interested in studying with or living with foreign visitors.
Before you come to South America, it is best to research beforehand, learn about the fascinating cultures here, the beautiful outdoor adventures, the people, cuisine, economy, etc, arriving as a professional ready to begin their adventure.