Learning Galician improves the knowledge of your own language. Your marketable skills in the global economy are improved when you master Galician. Aquiring a second language can improve your skills and grades in math and English. Studying the Galician Language creates more positive attitudes and less prejudice toward people who are different.
How Long Does it Take to Learn Galician?
*** NOTES *** Galician is an official language of the region of Galicia, where 56% of the population speak it as their first language. It is more commonly a first language of the older generation than the younger. Its vocabulary predominantly comes from Latin, with a few Germanic and Celtic influences. Galician is closely related to Portuguese: they are about 85% mutually understandable. There are some linguists who argue that Galician is a dialect of Portuguese, although most agree that they both developed separately from a common ancestral language.