1*Why learn Spanish? Today, around 500 Million people around the world speak Spanish. Spanish is the mother tongue of about 350 million people in 21 countries, so it’s safe to say, knowledge of this language would be very useful.
2* Also, the total Hispano-American population in the USA has increased by 60 % in one decade, which means they now represent 12.5% of the total North-American population. Because of this increase, demand for Spanish-speaking employees in the media market (radio, television, press etc.) has grown strongly!
3*Learn to speak Spanish for: The economical pulling power; Latin-American countries have experienced strong economic growth, which makes them very important trading partners.
4*Usability and practicalities sake: Study Spanish and become fluent in the world’s third most spoken language, after Mandarin Chinese and English, and ranks second in terms of native speakers.
5*Spanish language qualifications are good for your career: it is a well-known fact that bilingual people are more marketable and therefore have more career choices in comparison to monoglots (people who speak just one language).
6* Spanish Language travelling: Learn Spanish to enjoy traveling in Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Puerto Rico, Panama, etc. Speaking Spanish opens up new doors and lets you experience new things.
7*Learning other languages: If you can learn Spanish, you’ll have a head start in learning the other Latin-based languages such as French and Italian. And it will even help you learn Russian and German, since they too have Indo-European!
8*It’s easy: Spanish is one of the easiest foreign languages to learn. Much of its vocabulary is similar to English’s, and written Spanish is almost completely phonetic: Look at almost any Spanish word and you can tell how it is pronounced!
9* Spanish Culture: This is one of the most renowned and celebrated cultures in the world. Whether you´re interested in tapas, dance, football, music, wine etc.. Spanish culture is one of the most diverse (and fun!) cultures to immerse yourself in.. And what better way to do this than through learning Spanish!
10*For your health: Last but not least, learn Spanish and age more slowly. Studies show that by learning a new language you can halt the age-related decline in your mental functions…!