Introduction to Learning Spanish in Valencia Spain:
What Language Do They Speak in Valencia?:
In Valencia they speak a form of Catalan (the locals call it 'Valenciano' but this is not officially recognised anywhere outside of Valencia.
Everyone in Valencia speaks Castillian Spanish, but many will speak to each other in Catalan in the street. This will be a bit of a hindrance to your learning experience.
The Accent and Dialect You'll Hear in Valencia:
When the Valencians speak Castillian Spanish, they speak with a good accent. But if you can't heard it spoken in the streets, you lose one of the main advantages of learning Spanish in Spain.
Lifestyle in Valencia:
Valencia has a big student population and there is a good nightlife to accompany it. As a large city, Valencia has plenty of exhibitions, shows and concerts, but nowhere near as many as Madrid or Barcelona.
Climate in Valencia:
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