Why Spanish!!!!!

‚Äč"More and more companies value employees with a knowledge of Spanish, a language giving access to one of the fastest-growing markets in the world."

Why study Spanish? 

Speaking Spanish will allow you to communicate with more than 495 million people worldwide. Knowing Spanish will also greatly increase your employment options with many of the world's leading economies demanding Spanish speakers. Learning Spanish will make traveling to any of the 21 countries where Spanish is an official language easier, not to mention the many countries where Spanish is widely spoken. Learn some Spanish; the knowledge will surely go a long way! 

  • Spanish is the world's second most spoken language, after Chinese, and is the second most used language in international communication.
  • By 2030, 7.5% of the world's population will be native Spanish speakers, approximately 535 million people. 
  • In 3 or 4 generations, it is estimated that 10% of the world's population will understand Spanish.
  • By 2050, the United States will become the country with the highest population of Spanish speakers.
  • 18 million students study Spanish as a foreign language.
  • Spanish is the mother tongue of approximately 426 million people in the world and is the official language in 21 countries (Mexico: 112 million, Colombia: 46 million, Spain: 46 million, Argentina: 40 million, Peru: 28 million, Venezuela: 27 million...).
  • Spanish is widely spoken as a native language in many other countries as well including: The United States: 37 million, Canada: 909,000, Brazil: 460,000, The Philippines: 439,000..

Why Spanish? - Cultural Indicators...

  • The Hispanic culture continues to have global impact on culture, architecture, art and literature. These cultural indicators are everywhere with Cervantes' "Don Quijote de la Mancha", as the second most translated book in the world after the Bible, Picasso's "Nude, Green Leaves and Bust" painting as second most expensive painting ever sold, or Antoni Gaudi's influence on architecture.
  • Hispanic actors and singers are gaining worldwide recognition and fame.
  • Architects such as Santiago Calatrava, authors such as Garbriel Garcia Marquez and Isabel Allende continue to achieve critical acclaim in their respective fields.