The Roman Empire once conquered most of Western
Europe, including the Iberian Peninsula, which is now the peninsula of
Spain, Portugal, and Andorra.
The Romans not only brought advanced culture to the colonies, but
also the language they called "Popular Latin".
They imposed their own language on the local aboriginal language, so
the language has undergone significant changes and many new languages
These new languages are considered to be Roman or Neo-Latin
languages, one of which is Castilian, that is, Spanish.
Nowadays, Spanish, the language used by the knights in the foothills of
Cantabria of the ancient Castilian kingdom to talk to God, has become
the world’s third-largest language, and its learners and speakers as a
second language All over the world, and the number is still rising.
As far as speaking people are concerned, it is second only to Chinese
and English, and is the world's third-largest language; in terms of
versatility, it is the world's second-largest lingua franca, second only
Spanish has become an important working language for organizations
such as the United Nations, the European Union, the WTO, and the African
Union with its rigorous grammar and structure. It is also one of the
common languages for many international conferences.
Some scholars once put forward an interesting point: Although there are
as many as 6000 to 8000 languages and dialects in the world, most of
them will disappear over time, and more and more people will tend to
choose to use them. "Language".
Among them, Chinese, English or Spanish are the three languages
that bear the brunt. In the future, the development trend of world
languages will gradually concentrate on certain languages.
One hundred years from now, Chinese, English and Spanish will become
the "mainstream languages" of the world.
There are currently about 200 to 250 languages spoken by more than
one million people in the world, among which English, Chinese and
Spanish are among the best.
The increasing number of English speakers is because the language has a
strong role and position in international communication; the strength of
Chinese and Spanish lies in the large number of people who use these two
languages, and mastering these two languages will facilitate the use
of these two languages in the vast social space. Conduct international
political, economic and cultural exchanges.