A Spanish invasion is taking place right here and now in 21st century GB. But don’t hold your breath for the Armada to appear on the distant horizon. This time, it’s an ongoing trend that’s got adult learners embracing Spanish like never before.

So, why are we falling over ourselves to learn Spanish? Well, grab your castanets and let’s uncover some of the factors that make learning Spanish fun and fruitful.

Why We Can’t Wait to Learn Spanish

There are many and varied reasons why adult students are battering down the doors of their local language schools for Spanish lessons. Here are some of the most common ones:

  • Good vibrations – The Brits have a love affair with the glorious Spanish sunshine. What better way to light up your life than learning the language of sunny España?
  • Culinary command – Move over fish and chips! From chorizo to churros, Spanish food captivates UK tastebuds. So, learning Spanish isn’t just about words, but savouring the language.
  • Brain gains – Research has proved learning a language enhances cognitive abilities. And learning Spanish calls for some serious brainpower beyond the passion and paella. This is why perfecting your “rr” rolls also gives your brain a workout.
  • Travel mania – Love travel? Learning to speak Spanish opens a whole new world of exploration. From the historic streets of Barcelona to the Marbella beach, speaking the lingo adds an extra layer of depth to your capers.

Upcoming Spanish for Beginners Courses with la Academia

Raring to go? The good news is you don’t have long to wait.

  • When: Monday 19th February 2024 for six consecutive weeks
  • Where: la Academia, Cheadle
  • Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
  • Cost: £100.00
  • Teacher: Mercedes
  • When: Thursday 22nd February 2024 for six consecutive weeks
  • Where: The Upper Room, Cheadle
  • Time: 7.00-9.00pm
  • Cost: £100.00
  • Teacher: Mercedes


At la Academia, we remain committed to helping hundreds of adult students every year turn Spanish lessons into vibrant fiestas. Click here to start your own journey. But don’t leave it too late. These courses will sell out pronto. They always do.