Dr. Asma Naveed
Welcome to the Spanish Language Department, NUML!
Spanish language is one of the most important and widely spoken languages in the world. In fact, it is the 3rd most spoken language in the world after English and Chinese, and the 2nd most spoken language in the world in terms of native speakers.
It is the official language of Spain, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Not only in Spain and Latin American countries, but is widely spoken in the United States of America and it is one of the official languages of the United Nations and many other international organizations.
Spanish Language Department, NUML is the only place in the country for quality teaching-learning of Spanish language. In addition to teaching Spanish as a foreign language, the department also offers authentic translation services from English to Spanish and vice versa.
Learning Spanish at the Spanish Department, NUML will help you learn about different cultures of the Spanish speaking countries with native teachers, and will also open the doors for work, business and higher study opportunities within the country as well as in Spanish speaking world and in USA.
The Spanish language department NUML was first founded in 1983 and was reestablished in 2002 after a gap of many years. Since then it is one of the few places in the entire South Asia that offers a wide range of basic and advance level language courses and the opportunity of learning Spanish language from native speakers.
The faculty of Spanish department comprises of native speakers of the language from different Spanish speaking countries including Spain, Argentina, Bolivia and Peru, a Bengali teacher who has lived for 15 years in Argentina, as well as a Pakistani teacher who is a graduate of the same department.
The department provides a multicultural platform for cultural interaction since it not only receives students from all parts of Pakistan but also from Afghanistan, China, Indonesia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
The vision of Spanish department is to promote the Spanish language & culture and to provide the students with a powerful communication tool ; thus, opening for them the doors to work and higher study opportunities within the country as well as in Spanish speaking world, and making them part of the globalized world.
To provide opportunities of learning the Spanish language and culture to both local and foreign students
To offer functional as well as degree courses in Spanish language
To promote a multicultural platform for cultural interaction between students and teachers from different backgrounds and nationalities
To provide authentic translation services to both government and private clients