Why learn Spanish ?

Do you know that Spanish ranks as one of the most widely spoken languages, with an estimated 470 million native speakers worldwide?


  • Spanish is spoken by over 470 million people on 4 continents.


  • Spanish is the second-most widely spoken language in the world (after Mandarin Chinese).


  • Spanish is the official language of 21 countries, spanning South, Central and North America, as well as Africa and Europe.


  • Spanish is one of the easiest languages to learn. Written Spanish is almost completely phonetic: look at almost any Spanish word and you can tell how it is pronounced.


  • Speaking Spanish is the key for doing business in Latin America – a growing market with great economic potential.


  • Speaking Spanish will expand your employment opportunities – particularly in medical, finance, international trade, education, communications or tourism.


  • Knowing Spanish will extend your travel opportunities and enhance your travel experience. It will open doors, allowing you to see and do things that many other visitors do not.


  • Knowing Spanish will allow you to develop a deeper understanding of Hispanic culture and to better appreciate some of the great Hispanic modern and classic cultural contributions.

  • Learning Spanish will help you learn other Latin-based languages such as French and Italian. These languages all have Indo-European roots and share some characteristics (such as gender and extensive conjugation) that are present in Spanish but not English.