Saturday, 17.02.2018
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Daily news from the Canaries and the islands
   Daily news from the Canaries and the islands' biggest English language newspaper on-line

Language barriers

You’ve made the big move and brought yourself lock, stock and barrel to another country and are trying to settle in.

Many of the neighbours may be ex-pats of various countries themselves, so how important is it to speak the language if living abroad?

We went onto the street to find out how many of you think it’s important to know your ‘perros’ from your ‘peros’.
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Steve Jefferies, Amarilla Golf

No it’s not that important to learn the language when you work in a mainly English holiday resort like I do.  It’s difficult to learn in this situation because you have no chance to practice it.  However, I have made an effort to learn it and do speak fluent Spanish.



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