Learning Spanish at "basisschool"
Learning a new language can be tough, but it can be much easier when the students are learning all together in a group. One of the advantages of learning a foreign language is that it provides an opening to other cultures and motivates children´s curiosity.
Our aim at Spaans Vivo is to ensure that children's develop a good basic understanding of the language through an input that is 100% comprehensible. We help them to acquire the foundations for further foreign language learning.
Our methodology and eclectic approach to teaching enables us to use different techniques and resources to provide our children with a high-quality language education. We teach through songs, movies, games, storytelling and interactive activities. The outcome is a fun, dynamic and comprehensible program based on a practical communicative approach.
Benefits of learning Spanish
Spanish is the second most-spoken language in the world. The opportunities for Spanish speakers across the globe are endless!
Develop early language skills. Take advantage of the critical time in early development when acquiring language skills comes naturally and easily. Some studies suggest that learning a second language can boost cognitive function such as memory, mental clarity and concentration.
Increase opportunities for travel. Spanish is the official language of 22 countries worldwide, and those countries are home to many exquisite and fun travel destinations. If you speak Spanish, you can use your language skills to navigate new areas, adjust more easily to new cultural practices and make new friends.
Broaden cultural horizons. Give your child access to Spanish films, music, and literature. World-renowned singers like Shakira and Enrique Iglesias, filmmakers such as Pedro Almodovar, and writers like Gabriel Garcia Marquez are all native Spanish speakers. Knowing Spanish will help your child understand and appreciate other cultures and Hispanic cultural contributions.
Expand future employment options. Knowing Spanish is always a bonus when looking for a job. The earlier the children starts learning, the easier it will be for them to become fluent.
Above all, learning Spanish it is easier than you think. Many words are the same in both English and Spanish. Color, animal, hospital, doctor, agenda, alcohol and actor have the same meaning in English and Spanish. Also in Dutch you can find the same meaning for words: gratis, auto, kiosco, patatas or similar words as: ambulancia, helicóptero, familia, mosquito and more.