As the Hispanic population continues to rise and national borders begin to merge, the need to learn Spanish is becoming of utmost importance. In fact, by 2010, the U.S. Latino population is estimated to reach 42 million. The Hispanic population has already become the largest minority group in the U.S. and continues to be the fastest growing. Learning Spanish will give your child the advantage to move ahead in international business, education, healthcare or to communicate effectively with his or her own neighbors.
- A language of the World: With speakers across the United States, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Europe, it is an important language for both global business and international travel.
- Large Spanish-Speaking Population in the U.S. - Currently 10.5% of the entire U.S. population is Hispanic and that number continues to increase. (Estimate by Woodes & Poole Economics).
- Employers Seek Spanish Speakers (medical, police/fire, public service, legal, education, sales, etc.) - The healthcare, law enforcement, social services and international business fields prefer bilingual candidates.
- Large Consumer Market - Hispanics' annual purchasing power ithe United States is estimated at $220.2 Billion (estimate by Hispanic Business Inc.) • Excellent Cultural Opportunities - Latin American is home to ancient ruins, wonderful cuisine, lush landscapes and a window into excellent literature.
- Learning Spanish is Easy and Fun - Because of its Latin roots, similar alphabet and pronunciation, Spanish is a relatively easy language for an English speaker to acquire. Moreover, with Hispanics in our own backyard, it is easy to practice.
- Learning A Language Improves Brain Power - Learning a second language is said to boost English vocabulary and overall brain power. Children who study foreign language typically score 100 points higher on SATs. Enroll in a Spanish Class Today!