Spanish

UNB Saint John studentsSpanish is among the top five languages spoken in the world. With 420 million native speakers, it is spoken in approximately 20 countries.

Learning Spanish will help you become more aware of how a variety of people think and act in different cultural and social situations.

You will gain insights into your own language and society as you compare how other cultures view, organize and put into words the world we share. And of course, acquiring this important world language will help you in your present or future career.

What you'll learn

Elementary knowledge of important aspects of culture in the Spanish-speaking world will be reviewed, such as climate, geography, family life, and school and university life.

You'll also learn Spanish behaviour patterns such as table manners, share of formality, and how to interact with others in a way that is culturally acceptable.