Multilingual employees are able to attract more bilingual clients allowing you to grow your business globally by tapping into foreign markets.
Multilingual sales staff, customer service and marketing experts can reach out to new customers more effectively if they are speaking in the same language as potential clients. Continue reading
Do you have a Spanish friend or relative that you send and receive messages to/from and are always trying to decipher their message with all the abbreviated words? Here are the most commonly abbreviated words in Spanish.
Watch out for words that contain ‘h’, because this is not pronounced in Spanish they completely miss it off when texting.
You will always come across newly abbreviated words and ways of abbreviating but here are the most common ones:
aora – ahora – now
b – bien – good/well/fine
bs / bss – besos – kisses
2. Spanish is the official language of 22 countries in four continents; Spain, Canary Islands (Europe), Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Mexico, Paraguay, Panama, Venezuela, Guatemala, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Nicaragua (America), Ceuta, Melilla, Equatorial Guinea, Western Sahara, Gabon (Africa), Eastern Island (Oceania). Continue reading
So you’ve booked your flight and hotel, packed your suitcase, got your euros, don’t forget your phrase book or at least learn some key phrases before you leave!
Everybody knows how to ask for two beers, “Dos cervezas, por favor”, but knowing just a few extra words and phrases can help you get much more out of a holiday. Taking the time to learn the following could make your next trip much easier and stress-free:
Spanish people are very polite so it is a good idea to learn how to greet them correctly.