When Glendale Unified established its first dual-language immersion program in 2003, the school district became a trailblazer for offering students a Spanish class where they would spend at least 50% of the day speaking and learning in Spanish.
With this purchase, Prisa Educación is strengthening and improving its presence in the Spanish language educational market. The purchase price is 60 billion Colombian pesos (16.8 million euros). The transaction includes the brands: Greenwich, Buenas Noches, Torre Papel, Zona Libre, Kapeluz, Educa Inventia, and Voluntad among others, as well as the licence to use the Norma name. All these brands will maintain their administrative and editorial independence.
Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría (Deputy Prime Minister of Spain) expressed her pride in the fact that Spanish was the language spoken on Christopher Columbus’ caravels; the tongue in which Góngora y Quevedo fought their acerbic battle of wits; the parlance used by Mario Vargas Llosa and Gabriel García Márquez in their debates.
In the Cuervo Room of the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) took place today the official launch of a book collecting the events celebrated during 2015 to celebrate the Homenaje Universal al Idioma Español (Universal Tribute to the Spanish Language sponsored by Fundación Independiente (Independent Foundation) with the goal of honoring the language shared by five hundred million Spanish speakers.
No matter where you are in the Hult campus community you are no doubt surrounded by foreign languages. This global environment is one of the unique aspects of the Hult experience – it’s also a great opportunity to deepen (or begin) your foreign language-learning journey. You likely have people that speak your target language and also people hoping to learn like yourself!