Spanish is the official language of 21 countries and is predicted to be the most widely spoken language in the Western World after English. Not surprisingly, Spanish is one of the official languages of the United Nations. Spanish is also an important trading language in the Asia Pacific region.
The occupations in which Spanish students can make direct use of the language include:
Business, science and commerce
Professional interpreting and translating
Teaching at all levels
Tourism: 21 countries to chose from and only one language to learn
Alexander Dalrymple was by no means alone in assuming that Jave-la-Grande was Australia. James Burney stated that he found too many similarities between the east coast of Jave-la-Grande and the then known outline of Australia's east coast to be produced solely by chance. The author sets out the evidence to counter this view.