The King asserts that the Spanish language “is as much of a strategic asset as are natural resources”.

The language generates 16 per cent of GDP and 3.5 million jobs in Spain. Vargas Llosa urges speakers to care for the language because “without it our life would have been much poorer.” This Monday the King affirmed that “our language constitutes an immense cultural treasure, and also an extraordinary source of economic wealth” and added that “our language is as much of a strategic asset as are natural resources.”

Elementary school students create dual-language newspaper

BURLINGTON — What started out as West View Elementary School classmates drawing comic strips has evolved into something more — the school’s own monthly newspaper, with a twist. Because West View is a dual-language school, the newspaper — the Bobcat Gazette — is printed in both English and Spanish.

Bilingual teachers, Florida needs you

In today's globally interconnected world, if you don't understand at least one of these phrases, you're at a distinct disadvantage. We as Floridians recognize this fact. We want to ensure our students' future success and advocate that our public schools implement and augment their dual-language offerings.

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese of the University of California, Irvine, Presents the 4th National Symposium on SPANISH as a HERITAGE LANGUAGE

The Fourth National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language (SSHL) will be held at the University of California, Irvine February 16th - 18th, 2017. Professor Julio Torres, Assistant Professor of Spanish Applied Linguistics and Director of the Spanish Language Program at UCI, invites you to participate in this K-16 community-oriented meeting.