Why Study Spanish?
KNOWING SPANISH WILL:
6. Increase your job opportunities and
your command of English.
Introduce you to a wide world of
Some of the world's best boxers, baseball players, and soccer players are from Spanish speaking countries, but perhaps you might enjoy something more cultural like the running of the bulls or bullfights.
3. Develop your critical thinking skills.
Learning a second language increases your
problem-solving skills at the same time that it
improves your memory and your self-discipline.
Studies have shown that the ability to think in two
languages also heightens your creativity.
| 8. Make
travel abroad more exciting.
Mexico is a fantastic tourist destination. You may
also want to explore places like Spain (in Europe), Argentina and Peru (in South America) , or the islands of Puerto Rico and The Dominican Republic (In the Caribbean). Knowing Spanish will help you get around and meet new friends.
| 4. Prepare
you for university and
Knowing Spanish will let you take advantage of
significant educational opportunities. At the high school level, you could potentially earn College credit. At the
undergraduate level, you may spend a semester
abroad. At the graduate level, Spanish is an
important language in international business, law,
humanities, and the sciences.
| 9. Open
your door to the arts.
Spanish is a language of culture, opening the
door to art, music, dance, fashion, cuisine, and
cinema. Right here in America you can discover
Hispanic restaurants, Spanish museums shows,
Spanish language movies, and Spanish folk music and dance
from around the world.
| 5. Let you
participate in the global
community of the future.
As the world is brought closer together with the
Internet, two of the major languages of cyberspace are
now English and Spanish. Knowing these languages
will let you exchange ideas with people around the
Let you discover a world of literary
Did you know that many Hispanic authors have won Noble
Prizes for Literature? Some even created a new genre called magical realism.