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Why Study Spanish

  • 425,000,000 people speak Spanish worldwide.Spanish is the fourth most widely spoken language.
  • Spanish is the most studied foreign language in the U.S.
  • 20 countries have Spanish as the official language.
  • In the last census, there were more than 35 million Hispanics in the United States.
  • México, our neighbor to the south, is an important business and trade partner.
  • Traveling around the world is a richer experience if you know the language.
  • Learning the language helps us undertand the culture.
  • Learning another language gives you a better understanding of English.
  • Spanish is relatively easy to learn because it is phonetic and contains many cognates.