15 Reasons to Learn Spanish

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If you want to get on in today’s world, speaking just English is not enough anymore. It really pays of to speak another language. Reasons to learn it can be practical, intellectual, aspirational or even sentimental, but it clearly helps to have a clear idea of why you are learning. Below you can find 15 reasons to learn Spanish.

So here are the top 15 reasons:

1) Learn Spanish to speak with more than 500 million people worldwide and over 40 million in the USA who speak Spanish. It is the second most widely spoken language in the world.

2) Learn Spanish to enjoy ALL the channels on your cable TV :)

3) Learn Spanish to say hello (hola) to your neighbor. Nowadays you can find Spanish-speaking people throughout the United States, not just in the Mexican border states.

4) Learn Spanish to order a meal in a real Mexican restaurant with no help.

5) Learn Spanish to be able to communicate with your Spanish-speaking co-workers.

6) Learn Spanish to secure your job. Bilingual people have more career choices. If you happen to work in the healthcare industry or in education your career opportunities will expand significantly. And of course, it looks great on a resume.

7) 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. Traveling these countries speaking English only is possible, but speaking Spanish opens up new doors and let’s you experience new things.

8) Learn Spanish because learning Spanish is fun! You can experience new music, food, movies, & much much more.

9) Learn Spanish to make new friends among people who don’t speak English.

10) Spanish is one of the easiest foreign languages to learn. Much of its vocabulary is similar to English’s. Moreover, it gives you a solid base to learn other Latin-based languages such as French and Italian.

11) Learn Spanish to be able to enjoy one of the warmest and richest culture on earth, the Latino culture.

12) Learn Spanish to develop your creativity – language stimulates your imagination. Every language has its own expressions and ideas that other languages simply don’t have.

13) Learn Spanish to help you improve your thinking skills. Speaking another language means seeing the world in another way too.

14) Learn Spanish to help others around you who may not speak English.

15) Last but not least, learn Spanish to age more slowly. Studies show that by learning a new language you can halt the age-related decline in your mental functions.

Learning Spanish is fun, brings you new experiences and new friends, so the sooner you start, the better… go ahead!

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