Latin America

September 11th, 2013
by Richard

or European Union treaties with many countries in the area of Latin America. We should not forget either, within this context, large migratory flows of the Latin countries to nations like USA have swelled a very important market for goods and services in these Nations and that language, in practical terms, becomes a competitive advantage for the company that can cope with fluidity within the parameters not only communication if not also cultural they pave the way towards these millions of potential consumers. In this regard it is important to note the meeting of thin of more than 70 universities in all the countries of Latin America and Spain; which sessions in Medellin, Colombia, in days leading up to the Congress and whose purpose was the adoption and implementation of the SICELE (System International’s certification of the Spanish as a foreign language), and in the words of the Director of the Cervantes Institute will ensure that all holders of a certificate of knowledge of the Spanish foreigners are able to perform the same activities with languageNo matter the place or the institution where obtained it, a comparable certification obtained for the English language through the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and therefore a important addition to a curriculum summary for anyone whose native language is not the Spanish as he can be for us a high score on the TOEFL. On the other hand, it is good to mention one of the challenges for the future during this Congress: Ramon scissors, director of the Instituto Cervantes Virtual Center puts us face our responsibility as diffusers of our language and our culture and asks us if we cannot allow or not that the English-speaking world, especially through Internet services, whoever does this crucial function as it is no doubt that a good part of the contents in Spanish of the Internet are being distributed and managed by Anglo-Saxon companies (for example: Google, Yahoo, YouTube, etc.), companies which also continue in the race for control of much more material content and services and by strict logic is our responsibility as a Spanish-speaking fill those niches, every day more important, in this sense, Mr shears, highlighting the need for participation, not only of business groups and States but also of all of US Hispanic Internet users.

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