The Value of Studying Spanish

  • 500 million people across the world speak Spanish. It is the 3rd most spoken language worldwide. It is spoken natively by approximately 350 million people. The Hispanic population in the U.S. has grown by 60% in one decade. We recognize the extraordinary role that Spanish plays in every area of life in Florida. Spanish is becoming of greater importance in Europe as well. It is the official language of the United Nations, the European Union and other international organizations. Mastery of Spanish will increase the number of possibilities in the job market and permit an individual to move into geographical areas where English is not spoken. A knowledge of Spanish significantly increases the possibility to interact with other people in business, friendship and travel. Spanish is expected to soon be the first language of 50% of the population of the United States. Due to the economic growth of Latin American countries, they are important trading partners. Mastery of Spanish clearly offers multiple benefits in the business and social world.


    "Dale valor a las cosas, no por lo que valen, sino por lo que significan"

    "Value things not because of their worth but because of their meaning"

    ....Gabriel Garcia Marquez