‘The difficulty in learning a foreign language lies not only in its inherent complexity. Languages are complex in different ways
‘By speaking a second language, we can even become more rational, more open-minded and better equipped to deal with uncertainty.
Spain is ranked 33 on the index, just behind Italy and ahead of France. We are ranked with ‘moderate proficiency’
Here is an interesting article on prejudice and accent when speaking English. https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20210528-the-pervasive-problem-of-linguistic-racism