Why and where you should take Spanish lessons in Cabarete
Spanish is the 3rd most widely spoken language in the world and it’s what is spoken here in the Dominican Republic. It’s so widely spoken around the globe that in Europe, Spanish is the 2nd most popular second language behind English. In this article, we’ll outline the benefits, key phrases and where you can take Spanish lessons in Cabarete.
Benefits of Speaking Spanish
Speaking Spanish has a variety of benefits that will enhance your experience here in Cabarete. It’s also a great place to learn as you can easily get your daily practice in.
Fully Experience the Culture
Some of our most memorable moments are when we’ve been at the beach, in the mountains or even just on the street and had a spontaneous lengthy conversation with a local. They often have the most interesting stories and are always happy to share them! Moments like this really give us a deeper appreciation for the culture. Not only that but you can find out the best local bars, pool halls, food spots and pretty much anything so you can enjoy the lively day and nightlife!
It’s So Much Fun to Learn Spanish
The stages of learning a new language really are so much fun. From when you string your first sentence together, to your first all Spanish conversation, to even discovering you now talk to yourself in Spanish! It really is an exciting and fun process.
Learning A Second Language Is Healthy
Yes, you heard us right, learning a second language is actually healthy for you. It improves the functionality of your brain, memory skills, multitasking skills and decision making. Studies have even shown for adults that speak two or more languages, the mean age for the first signs of dementia is 4.1 years later than those who speak one language. Factors such as gender, health, income and education were all considered and the results remained consistent. Now that’s a good a reason as any!
Where To Learn Spanish in Cabarete
There is a mix of schools and tutors here in Cabarete that offer classes and private tuition. We’ve listed two of the main ones and what they offer for you below.
Una Vaina Bien Spanish offer the most flexible range of courses from intensive, to group, private and online! You can choose between learning in the comfort of your own home, at the beach or your favorite quiet spot and owner Mechi will come to you. Along with teaching you a new language, Mechi also takes pride in teaching ethically and socially responsible tourism.
CLI has been teaching Spanish, English and French from people of all nationalities since 2007. They cater to all types of students including children as young as 5 with intensive, group and private classes. As well as teaching you a second language, the Cabarete Language Institute works hard to teach English to Dominicans who wouldn’t have had the opportunity otherwise.
Useful Spanish Phrases
- ¿Cómo estás? / How are you?
- ¿Hablas Inglés? / Do you speak English?
- Mucho gusto. / Nice to meet you.
- ¿Cuánto cuesta? / How much does it cost?
- Yo no entiendo. / I don’t understand.
- ¿Puedes hablar más lento por favor? / Can you speak slower please?
If you can’t remember those, check out how you can communicate like a Dominican without using any words!
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