Why study Spanish? Perhaps a better question is why aren’t you studying this beautiful language! Seriously, we know there are many barriers to learning another language, especially when you are no longer in school. We’re pleased that you’re thinking of beginning now. So, to help you make up your mind, we’ve listed just a few of the many powerful reasons for you to begin study now.
Take a look at these. Which are most important to you?
Learning to speak and understand Spanish gives you powerful tools to improve yourself and communicate effectively with Spanish-speakers in the U.S. and abroad.
Speaking Spanish is great fun!
You'll qualify for better-paying, more interesting jobs.
-Raise your value to your employer, and you’ll get better-paying jobs. Nearly all businesses need people who speak Spanish, but recruiters and employers say they have difficulty-finding people who are comfortable with both languages.
-Bi-lingual employees make more money than those who speak only English.
In business? Boost your sales by reaching out to the vast Spanish-speaking market here and abroad!
-The Hispanic–Latin American market is huge and growing rapidly.
-Over 350 million native Spanish-speakers world-wide
You’ll meet wonderful new people!
-Learning a language opens doors to making new friends at home and on vacation
-Hispano- Latino cultures are warm and welcoming. Speaking Spanish can change your life in wonderful ways.
You’ll have more enjoyable vacations!
- When you speak Spanish you understand more of the local culture, and
-You can travel where few tourists venture
You’ll gain more from the vast riches of Spanish culture: art, literature, and more!
-Spanish-language literature: From Don Quixote, the 16th century masterwork of Miguel Cervantes to the 20th century creations of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Pablo Neruda, Octavio Paz, and Jorge Luis Borges.
-Spanish paintings and painters: From El Greco, Diego Velazquez, Francisco Goya to Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, and Pablo Picasso.
-Spanish-language films: - Directors:Luis Bunuel, Pedro Almodovar- Oscar-winning films: Belle Epoque (1993), All About My Mother (1999), and The Sea Inside (2004).
-Spanish-language music and dance: Gloria Estefan, the Gipsy Kings, Andres Segovia, Pablo Casals; Salsa, Norteno and traditional Flamenco and Tango.
These are just seven of the many great reasons to study Spanish. Come to one of our classes and discover your own reasons to join our community of language-learners!
So what are you waiting for?
Get out there and start learning Spanish today and take advantage of all of the new opportunities it opens!
Seven Great Reasons to Learn "Spanish Now"