Why is it important to learn Spanish?
There are over 400 million Spanish speakers world-wide.
With more than 33 million speakers, Spanish is the second largest language in the United States.
Hispanics are the largest minority in the United States, with the majority of them being Spanish speakers.
By learning Spanish, you'll be better able to communicate with Spanish speakers.
Latin American countries are our most important trading partners.
Being able to speak Spanish greatly enhances your resume. If you are bilingual you are more competitive in the workplace.
Whether as a Spanish teacher or that of any discipline, you can make a difference in the field of education. Your language skills will enable you to interact with English Language Learners.
You can travel to a Spanish-speaking country and really get to know the culture.
Your ability to understand Spanish enables you to gain important insights which monolinguals cannot.
As we grow older, our memory begins to fade. Learning a foreign language actually helps keep your memory sharp.
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