Learn Portuguese and discover hidden treasures on four continents. Portuguese is gaining prominence in the world of business, as one of the official languages of the European Union and the language of key sporting events such as the World Cup and Rio2016 Summer Olympics. Be it Portugal’s musical festivals or Brazil’s dance carnivals and passion for football – discover vibrant and popular cultures worldwide.
English is the most widely-spoken language in the world, having the distinct status of being the official language of multiple countries. While the English language is uniform with major variations in spelling present between American English and British English, the dialect or accent is usually the factor that enables one to distinguish the various types of English out there.
Dr. Alexander Waibel (2012) believes that it isn’t the lack of connectivity or the tools used to link one another but rather the absence of other forms, such as language and culture, which negatively affects the growing phenomenon of globalization and hinders the interdependence that is supposed to bring people across the world together.