Have you ever thought about learning Spanish? Should you learn Spanish? Is it true that Spanish is one of the most important languages in the world today?
Given that there are almost 500 million Spanish speakers worldwide is probably a valid reason to consider learning. 20 countries speak it as their first language and along with English and Mandarin Chinese, Spanish is the most widely-spoken language in the world.
Many people think about learning another language for holiday purposes and the Spanish language is one of the most popular. Some people take an ‘instant’ language course or do a little on-line learning. Some go to classes and decide to make a serious study of the language.
This is great and whatever you do and however you do it you’re on the right track for joining the very rapidly growing body of Spanish language speakers in the world today. But more than pleasure or travel. What about Spanish for business?
With the ongoing rise of South America in the international trade market, Spanish is fast becoming the language you need to be able to keep up with changing business markets. Knowing the language could help you compete in them.
Spanish speaking populations are growing, Hispanic trade markets are widening and the media, the internet and education are all featuring Spanish strongly. It is key in the European Union and in the United States Spanish is the fastest-growing second language as words filter into everyday life, the news features articles in it and people who speak it gain more and better opportunites for work.
So, are you interested in learning Spanish? Here at Connect to English we feature Spanish as one of our most popular languages so watch out on this space for more comment, tips for learning and practical learning features aimed to help you get to grips with this fabulous language.